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Fernando Torres: The Spanish striker started the match on the Chelsea bench

Comment: Jose Mourinho makes clear his mistrust of current crop of Chelsea strikers Fernando Torres, Romelu Lukaku and Demba Ba

The Blues started the match against Manchester United without a single recognised striker

Wayne Rooney alongside David Moyes

Manchester United v Chelsea: David Moyes selects Wayne Rooney in starting XI

Mourinho's side starts without a recognised striker

David de Gea backed to continue progress at Manchester United

Dave Beasant is expecting much from the young Spaniard

David Moyes said he wasn’t nervous before his first game

Manchester United v Chelsea: David Moyes promises United will prove the doubters wrong

First home match for Moyes sees Jose Mourinho's Chelsea side visit Old Trafford

Gareth Bale

Transfer news: Gareth Bale returning to England amid reports Tottenham are considering PSG and Manchester United offers

Real Madrid are not the only suitors for the Wales international

Manchester United’s bid for Leighton Baines infuriated Everton

Comment: Less of the piety over transfer offers – Everton and other Premier League clubs must remember, you are allowed to bid

The transfer market is the ultimate expression of a club’s place

David Moyes claims he would have let Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini leave Everton

Roberto Martinez should let Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini go, says David Moyes

Everton criticised United’s £28m joint bid for duo as 'derisory and insulting'

Wayne Rooney came off the bench to assist Manchester United's third and four goals - although his body language did not suggest contentment (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Transfer news: Romelu Lukaku would welcome arrival of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney at Chelsea

The Manchester United striker is set to be the subject of a third bid from the Blues

Romelu Lukaku in action on Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia

Striker Romelu Lukaku eager to start for Chelsea against Manchester United

Two of the Premier League title favourites meet at Old Trafford on Monday

David Moyes in the United hot seat once occupied by Sir Alex Ferguson

Transfer news: Peter Schmeichel warns Manchester United against making 'statement signing'

New arrival must improve team warns former keeper

Jose Mourinho: The Chelsea manager's whole transfer strategy has revolved around Rooney

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho calls for transfer window to close before start of Premier League season

Transfer activity can continue until September 2 this year

Robin van Persie puts Manchester United ahead with an acrobatic effort in the champions’ win

Swansea 1 Manchester United 4 match report: Flying Dutchman Robin van Persie sets David Moyes on fast track to glory

Two goals from RVP and Danny Welbeck's double lift new manager as Wayne Rooney returns to the fold

David Moyes in the United hot seat once occupied by Sir Alex Ferguson

David Moyes ready to occupy biggest seat in league at Manchester United

New manager admits things ‘will never be as good’ as under his predecessor

David Moyes takes his United side to Swansea tomorrow

Premier League: Swansea v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Liberty Stadium

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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
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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
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert
Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Former one-day coach says he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but ‘won’t be jumping up and down’
Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness