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Mourinho the master does it again while Van Gaal quickly finds out where Rooney plays best

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Chelsea vs Manchester United: Injured Michael Carrick has been crucial to United's recent run... and the figures show it

In the last five matches Carrick has been one of United's best players

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea are seven points clear at the top of the league
Diego Costa will not be available to face Manchester United

Diego Costa injury: Jose Mourinho says striker could be back for Arsenal on 26 April

But he will be unavailable to face Manchester United on Saturday

Reading manager Steve Clarke

Arsenal vs Reading: Steve Clarke going it alone as Royals' manager refuses to be drawn on Arsene Wenger or Jose Mourinho

Reading manager says he's an independent manager who doesn't 'go picking up the phone and asking other managers what you should be doing'

Louis van Gaal said the Premier League needs a winter break

Manchester United injury news: Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo will MISS Chelsea match, confirms Louis van Gaal

Carrick, Jones and Blind were expected to start the game against Chelsea

Chelsea vs Manchester United combined XI: Thibaut Courtois or David De Gea? Juan Mata or Willian? Who makes our team?

Chelsea are seven points clear with a game in hand at the top of the table but Manchester United are in much more impressive form

Chelsea striker Loic Remy

Chelsea injury news: Loic Remy could return against Manchester United

French striker missed the 1-0 win against Queens Park Rangers

Cesc Fabregas

Premier League title race: Had Arsenal signed Cesc Fabregas, they would be above Chelsea in the table. Fact

ANALYSIS: Statistics suggest the Spaniard has been the difference between the top two sides

Harry Kane scored the first league hat-trick of his career

PFA Player of the Year nominees: Harry Kane, David de Gea, Philippe Coutinho, Alexis Sanchez, Diego Costa and Eden Hazard

England youngster included in six-man short list for award

Arsenal vs Reading or Chelsea vs Manchester United: Which game should you watch?

The games kick-off 10 minutes apart

Manchester United injury news: Louis van Gaal with plenty of options for Chelsea clash

A look at those who could miss the trip to Stamford Bridge

Oscar future at Chelsea uncertain, with Liverpool and Juventus 'monitoring' situation

The Brazilian could leave Stamford Bridge this summer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal vs Reading fixture clash with Chelsea vs Manchester United questioned by Arsene Wenger

The two high-profile games will kick off just 10 minutes apart

Luis Suarez and David Luiz compete in the Champions League

Video: Luis Suarez has made David Luiz look a fool before

The Uruguayan nutmegged the defender when the pair were playing in the Premier League

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NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's dishes highlight the delicate essence of fresh cheeses

Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

More delicate on the palate, milder, fresh cheeses can also be kinder to the waistline
Aston Villa vs Liverpool: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful,' says veteran Shay Given

Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own - Michael Calvin

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own