Louis van Gaal acknowledges Champions League pressure on Man Utd

Manchester United are feeling the pressure ahead of their Champions League qualifier against Club Bruges on 17 August, manager Louis van Gaal said on 17 August. The Dutchman, who has guided his team to two successive Premier League wins at the start of the season, is expecting a difficult first leg against the Belgians at Old Trafford, as United try to return to the group stages of the competition. Aug 18, 2015

Brendan Rodgers: That’s why we brought Benteke here

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was pleased with new signing Christian Benteke’s match-winning display against Bournemouth on 17 August. Rodgers highlighted the qualities that made Benteke a must-have player over the summer. Aug 18, 2015

Manuel Pellegrini: We deserved more goals against Chelsea

Goals by Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho were the least City deserved for a dominant display against a side who took 70 minutes to register a shot on target. Aguero had already been causing Terry and central defensive partner Cahill headaches and had three sights of goal in the opening 30 minutes before finally putting his side ahead. Aug 17, 2015