Robin van Persie ''not fit enough'' for Manchester derby, says Louis van Gaal
Robin van Persie ''not fit enough'' for Manchester derby, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has failed in his bid to be fit for Sunday`s Premier League derby against Manchester City, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Manchester United willing to sell Robin van Persie in summer: Reports
Manchester United willing to sell Robin van Persie in summer: Reports

Manchester United are reportedly willing to sell striker Robin van Persie in the summer as boss Louis van Gaal believes that the former Arsenal star is in excess of the requirements at the Old Trafford outfit.

Robin van Persie not ready for Manchester derby
Robin van Persie not ready for Manchester derby

Manchester United forward Robin van Persie is unlikely to be fit for the Premier League derby match against Manchester City later this month, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Marouane Fellaini key to United`s Champions League bid: Louis van Gaal
Marouane Fellaini key to United`s Champions League bid: Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits that midfielder Marouane Fellaini has become a key player in the club`s bid to secure a Champions League place.

Manchester United missing '20-goal striker', says Louis van Gaal
Manchester United missing '20-goal striker', says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his expensively assembled squad has not challenged for the Premier League title this season because they do not have a prolific striker like their rivals. 

Robin van Persie set to add to Manchester United`s firepower at Swansea
Robin van Persie set to add to Manchester United`s firepower at Swansea

Robin van Persie is expected to return to the squad as Manchester United aim to extend their unbeaten run to eight matches in all competitions when they face Swansea on Saturday.

Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third
Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third

 Daniel Sturridge put nearly five months of injury frustration behind him by coming off the bench to score in Liverpool`s 2-0 win at home to West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

Will be difficult to match that goal: James Rodriguez
Will be difficult to match that goal: James Rodriguez

Real Madrid and Colombia star James Rodriguez was thrilled after scooping the best goal award of 2014 but said that it would be difficult to match his strike against Uruguay at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

EPL 2014: Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United - As it happened...
EPL 2014: Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United - As it happened...

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United played out a goalless drawn at White Hart Lane despite creating plenty of scoring opportunities.

Manchester United's striking quartet assures goals against Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United's striking quartet assures goals against Tottenham Hotspur

Louis van Gaal has revamped Manchester United's striking department since taking charge of the club in summer.

In-form Manchester United `forcing luck`, says Louis van Gaal
In-form Manchester United `forcing luck`, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal felt that his side`s 3-0 Premier League victory over Liverpool proved that his methods are beginning to take effect at Old Trafford.

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.

EPL: Manchester United vs Liverpool - As it happened...
EPL: Manchester United vs Liverpool - As it happened...

Goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin Van Persie were enough to see the home team ease past Liverpool. 

Resurgent Manchester United keen to add to Liverpool's woes
Resurgent Manchester United keen to add to Liverpool's woes

 Manchester United will bid for a sixth straight Premier League victory to heap more misery on Brendan Rodgers and his beleaguered Liverpool side when the bitter rivals meet at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Robin van Persie brace lifts Manchester United to third
Robin van Persie brace lifts Manchester United to third

Robin van Persie scored twice as Manchester United won 2-1 at Southampton to continue their recent resurgence and climb to third in the Premier League on Monday.

`Magnifique`: PSG coach impressed by Irishwoman Stephanie Roche`s wonder
`Magnifique`: PSG coach impressed by Irishwoman Stephanie Roche`s wonder

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Friday hailed as `magnifique` the spectacular goal by Irishwoman Stephanie Roche which now sees her challenging James Rodriguez and Robin van Persie for the Goal of the Year award.

Stephanie Roche can become first female footballer to win FIFA's goal of the year
Stephanie Roche can become first female footballer to win FIFA's goal of the year

Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for French division 1 Feminine club ASPTT Albi, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and James Rodriguez.

EPL: Chelsea held at Sunderland, Man United and Arsenal win
EPL: Chelsea held at Sunderland, Man United and Arsenal win

Robin van Persie got back on the scoresheet after a disappointing run as Manchester United strolled to a 3-0 victory over Hull at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Robin van Persie struggling for confidence, admits Louis van Gaal
Robin van Persie struggling for confidence, admits Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is struggling for confidence after a bad performance against Arsenal.

Robin van Persie will need to fight for Manchester United place, says Louis van Gaal
Robin van Persie will need to fight for Manchester United place, says Louis van Gaal

The pressure is certainly on Robin van Persie. The Netherlands star is living through a barren patch for Manchester United. And compounding his worries is the recent comment from the club manager Louis van Gaal that the Dutch captain will need to fight for his place.