Six things we learnt from this weekend's Premier League: Alexis Sanchez shines but a bigger point is made; Manchester United display a worry

Spurs' inconsistency is costing them, Palace and West Brom lifted by new manager syndrome, Chelsea show a touch of class and England enjoy striker face-off

Manchester United defender Tyler Blackett can't reach the shot from Southampton's Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic

Manchester United 0 Southampton 1 player ratings: Who was to blame for United defeat?

A look at the individual performances from Old Trafford

Dusan Tadic celebrates the opening goal at Old Trafford
A view outside Old Trafford

Manchester United vs Southampton team news: Angel Di Maria, Daley Blind and Luke Shaw in side

Louis van Gaal has been bolstered by the return to fitness of a number of players

Manchester United 0 Southampton 1 - LIVE: Premier League latest news and scores, plus reaction to Arsenal 3 Stoke City 0

Keep up to date with all the latest from Sunday's Premier League action

Transfer news - LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea latest rumours

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Friday 9 January

David De Gea, Nathanial Clyne, Sebastian Giovinco, Yaya Sanogo

Transfer talk: Real Madrid begin £30m move for David De Gea; Nathanial Clyne to Manchester United, Spurs want Sebastian Giovinco

A look at the biggest transfer updates and rumours on Saturday 10 January

Jay Rodriguez in action for Southampton

Jay Rodriguez transfer news: Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham consider January move despite cruciate ligament injury

Rodriguez has not played since injuring his knee last April but is expected to make his return for Southampton Under-21s in the next few weeks

Louis Van Gaal’s first objective of 2015 will be to stretch United’s unbeaten run to 10 games at Stoke

Manchester United injury list: Ashley Young the only player missing for Southampton game

Louis van Gaal has almost clean bill of health

Ronald Koeman and Louis van Gaal

Manchester United vs Southampton: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford

Wayne Rooney vs Dusan Tadic: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Manchester United and Southampton

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' forwards ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Old Trafford

Tpny Pulis waves to the crowd ahead of his first game in charge of West Brom

Premier League statistical preview, including Manchester United vs Southampton as Ronald Koeman and Louis van Gaal face off

We also take a look at the first league games for Tony Pulis and Alan Pardew at their new clubs

Transfer news - LIVE: Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool latest rumours

The latest stories and all the transfer rumours on Thursday 8 January

The FA Cup trophy

Cambridge vs Manchester United FA Cup tie to be shown on BBC on Friday night

Arsenal's trip to Brighton will also be shown on television

Manchester United injury list: Rafael Da Silva could play in a mask against Southampton

Brazilian defender underwent surgery for a fractured cheekbone

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee