While there have been rumours about Manchester United and AC Milan lobbying for guaranteed Champions League spots to European giants, Arsenal FC booss Arsene Wenger believes that the move should not be made.
Veteran Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick returns to the team after four games out, which means that Van Gaal has options other than the frustrating Marouane Fellaini in the holding midfield position for the club's FA Cup fixture against Derby County.
The Manchester United manager went on the offensive in his pre-match press conference ahead of Friday's trip to Derby County, accusing journalists of fabricating stories about his reported offer to quit the club.
The midfielder suffered an injury in the later stages of the semi-final match against Everton, falling awkwardly after a clash with defender R. Funes Mori, and news has emerged that he will take 10 weeks to fully recover from knee and ankle injuries.
Arsenal FC host Championship side Burnley in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday, looking to continue their defence of the trophy for the second consecutive season.
Linked with clubs like Manchester United and Real Madrid, Barcelona star Neymar singled out Pep Guardiola as a manager he would like to work with in the future.
Former Liverpool winger maintains he is unemotional about his return to Anfield for the final of the Capital One Cup in the colors of his new club Manchester City.
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has backed two exciting French talents who call the Santiago Bernabeu home, saying the former will win his court case and the latter could one day become club captain.
Manchester United's topsy-turvy season continues, and the Red Devils again find themselves in a position, from where they need to get back to winning ways, after a disheartening 1-0 home loss to Southampton.
Klopp cites reasons other than superstition for staying glued to his seat at the penalty thriller on Sunday's English Cup semi-final match against Stoke City FC.