Ian Herbert

Ian Herbert is a Football Correspondent at The Independent.

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The Manchester United team walk out ahead of the pre-season friendly between Manchester United and Inter Milan at FedExField

Manchester United transfer news: Mats Hummels, Daley Blind and Thomas Vermaelen on radar as Louis van Gaal reveals he still wants to sign defender

Manchester United beat Inter Milan 5-4 on penalties after their latest pre-season match ended 0-0 after 90 minutes

Louis van Gaal has endured slow starts at previous clubs Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich

Louis van Gaal warns Manchester United fans to expect nothing for three month as players adapt his philosophy

The new manager has admitted he is asking his squad to change to his more technical, tactical game

Luke Shaw in training with Manchester United

Manchester United pre-season tour: Luke Shaw 'is not fit enough to do what I want,' reveals Louis van Gaal

Van Gaal also has a warning for Wilfried Zaha that his United career could be over before it begins as he will need to prove himself as a striker

Marouane Fellaini came on to face Palace's 10 men

Manchester United transfer news: Marouane Fellaini and Shinji Kagawa exits to be sanctioned by Louis van Gaal

Anderson, Nani and Javier Hernandez could also depart as Louis van Gaal looks to address a perceived imbalance in his squad

Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney celebrate during the 3-2 win over AS Roma

Manchester United latest: Angel Di Maria move no closer as Juan Mata emerges as Louis van Gaal's favoured No 10 as prospect of signing

The Spanish playmaker signed from Chelsea has made a big impression on the new Manchester United manager and can expect to play a key role in the season ahead

Wilfred Zaha pictured during Manchester United's pre-season tour

Louis van Gaal denies problem with Wilfried Zaha despite Manchester United forward being given no game time

The former Crystal Palace player has been hoping for a fresh start following the departure of David Moyes

Wayne Rooney in action against Roma

Manchester United vs Roma match report: Louis van Gaal blames altitude and the heat for lack of passing game

Manchester United 3 AS Roma 2: But Dutch manager still makes it two wins out of two on club's pre-season tour to America

Speaking his mind: Louise Van Gaal made his feelings clear about the tour

Manchester United pre-season tour: Louis van Gaal must learn to live with lucrative United tours

Van Gaal had criticised United's commercial commitments regarding a long-distance tour of the United States

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Another Roma star wanted by United, the Dutch midfielder is however highly valued by Roma chief Rudi Garcia which may prove an obstacle to any move.

Manchester United transfer news: Louis van Gaal confirms interest in Roma's Kevin Strootman but ignores Jose Mourinho jibe

Mourinho said signing Luke Shaw would've 'killed' Chelsea due to his wage demands

Arsenal supporters gather for a recent ‘fan party’ in New Jersey

Has the US finally fallen in love with soccer?

After their World Cup success, attendances are up, clubs have reached out to fans and MLS results are even on ESPN

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Time to stop running: At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity

Time to stop running

At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity
Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
An app for the amorous: Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?

An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
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Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
The 10 best bedspreads

The 10 best bedspreads

Before you up the tog count on your duvet, add an extra layer and a room-changing piece to your bed this autumn
Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

Five things we learnt from the Gunners' Champions League victory at the Emirates
Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence