Wayne Rooney scored a hat trick in Brugge to ensure that Manchester United moves to the group stages of the Champions League after a one year absence.
Phil Jones is back to training after a mild thrombosis scare but will reportedly not return to active duty until September 12 against Liverpool.
With the transfer deadline fast approaching, David De Gea has been left out of Manchester United's traveling party for their trip to Brugge for the second leg of their Champions League playoff.
Wayne Rooney had a goal perhaps wrongfully ruled offside and the Red Devil attack was stifled by an inspired defense performance by Newcastle United as the two sides played to an entertaining goalless draw.
Manchester United still don't have any plans to use David De Gea in a competitive match with Sergio Romero set to start against Newcastle.
Manchester United used a late Marouane Fellaini goal to take a two goal lead in their Champions League play-off match with Club Brugge at Old Trafford.
Adnan Januzaj scored the lone goal in Manchester United 1-0 win away at Aston Villa.
Manchester United's XI vs Aston Villa: Romero; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Carrick, Schneiderlin, Mata, Memphis, Januzaj; Rooney.
Marcos Rojo is still not ready for action and will miss Manchester United's trip to Villa Park for Week 2.
Louis Van Gaal has confirmed that David De Gea will again be a spectator as Manchester United travel to Villa Park in Week 2 action in the Premier League.
After being held out of Manchester United's first match of the season, David De Gea was added to their Champions League squad for their play-in match against Club Brugge.
Louis van Gaal has praised club doctor Dr Steve McNally for his early intervention after Phil Jones was found to be suffering from "mild thrombosis" prior to Saturdays’ opener against Tottenham at Old Trafford.
With David de Gea left out of Louis van Gaal's thinking, Sergio Romero gave Manchester United supporters reason for optimism with a strong first start, keeping a clean sheet as the Red Devils edged Tottenham, 1-0.
Marcos Rojo will miss Manchester United's season opening match against Spurs as he continues to recover from his summer Copa America exertions.
Bastian Schweinsteiger will not feature in Manchester United's season-opener against Spurs as he builds match fitness.