Five players who could be crucial for Manchester United's top four run-in

With eight matches to go for the 2014-15 Premier League season to end, the race for the top four has heated up perfectly to promise an upcoming spell of enthralling football.

Liverpool's Martin Skrtel gets three-match ban for stamp on David de Gea
Liverpool's Martin Skrtel gets three-match ban for stamp on David de Gea

Liverpool will be without defender Martin Skrtel for three games after he was suspended on Wednesday for a stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during Sunday`s Premier League defeat at Anfield.

Vicente Del Bosque backs struggling Iker Casillas
Vicente Del Bosque backs struggling Iker Casillas

Spain goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas is unlikely to lose his place in the national side despite a recent poor run for his club Real Madrid, coach Vicente del Bosque said on Wednesday.

EPL: David de Gea dismisses talk of Louis van Gaal rift
EPL: David de Gea dismisses talk of Louis van Gaal rift

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has slammed reports of a rift with Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal.

Manchester United keeper De Gea 'negotiating extension'
Manchester United keeper De Gea 'negotiating extension'

Manchester United`s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea is negotiating to extend his contract with the English side, his agent said on Monday, after rumours the player could join Real Madrid.

United players wish loyal Darren Fletcher luck after joining West Brom
United players wish loyal Darren Fletcher luck after joining West Brom

Darren Fletcher who joined West Bromwich Albion on the final hours of the January transfer window on Monday, was wished luck by teammates Ander Herrera and David de Gea. Fletcher was one of Manchester United's longest serving players having made 342 appearances for the club.

'Happy' Gareth Bale rules out Manchester United move
'Happy' Gareth Bale rules out Manchester United move

 Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale says he is happy at the Bernabeu and has no intention of moving to Manchester United.

Real Madrid target David de Gea reveals money will not decide future
Real Madrid target David de Gea reveals money will not decide future

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea has reportedly informed Manchester United that money would not motivate his decision over his future, as Real Madrid targets the star stopper, who has 18 months remaining on his contract at Old Trafford.

Agent hints at David de Gea leaving Manchester United for Real Madrid
Agent hints at David de Gea leaving Manchester United for Real Madrid

Manchester United star goalkeeper David de Gea's agent has hinted that the Spaniard might leave Old Trafford for Real Madrid this summer.

Five players that have taken EPL by storm this season

Five players that have taken EPL by storm this season

Radamel Falcao may leave Manchester United, says agent
Radamel Falcao may leave Manchester United, says agent

Uncertainty over Radamel Falcao's future at Manchester United has further heightened with the player's agent claiming that the striker needs to play every week, according to reports.

Louis van Gaal expects David de Gea to stay at Manchester United
Louis van Gaal expects David de Gea to stay at Manchester United

 Louis van Gaal expects David de Gea to commit his long term future to Manchester United, despite interest in the goalkeeper from Real Madrid.

Victor Valdes joins Manchester United on 18-month loan deal
Victor Valdes joins Manchester United on 18-month loan deal

Victor Valdes has finally joined Manchester United on a 18-month loan deal. The Spanish goalkeeper said that it's an honour for him to join the club. He was linked with the club for some time.

Manchester United must maintain momentum, says David de Gea
Manchester United must maintain momentum, says David de Gea

Goalkeeper David de Gea believes the busy holiday fixture list offers the perfect opportunity for Manchester United to put some pressure on the Premier League`s top two clubs.

David de Gea stars as Manchester United deepen Liverpool gloom
David de Gea stars as Manchester United deepen Liverpool gloom

Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie scored as Manchester United rubbed salt into Liverpool`s wounds with a crushing 3-0 home victory in the Premier League on Sunday.

Louis van Gaal backs David De Gea to keep improving
Louis van Gaal backs David De Gea to keep improving

Louis van Gaal is adamant David de Gea can still get better despite witnessing the Manchester United goalkeeper produce a superb performance in the 2-1 Premier League win against Arsenal.

EPL Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United
EPL Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has been playing with a point to prove as he prepares for his first reunion with former club Manchester United on Saturday.

Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal
Injury-plagued Manchester United face tough trip to Arsenal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will delve into the depths of his squad for the visit to Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, as an injury crisis engulfs Old Trafford.

Manchester United injury woes continue with Daley Blind's blow
Manchester United injury woes continue with Daley Blind's blow

With Daley Blind joining a burgeoning Manchester United injury list, manager Louis van Gaal must feel like the fates are conspiring against him at the start of his reign at Old Trafford.

Daley Blind blow worsens situation at injury-ridden Manchester United
Daley Blind blow worsens situation at injury-ridden Manchester United

With Arsenal waiting in the weekend's Premier League tie at the Emirates in London, the situation at Manchester United has hit a new low. Daley Blind who has been Louis van Gaal's one of the main components as an utility player, is reportedly out for upto six weeks with a knee injury. The Dutch international suffered a blow on his knee in the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Netherlands and Latvia.