Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has backed the “formidable” Louis van Gaal to restore the club’s fortunes.
The 63-year-old Dutchman is currently attempting to revitalize United after replacing David Moyes at Old Trafford in the summer.
Writing in his updated autobiography, Ferguson described Van Gaal as “a good choice”.
He said: “Louis, who took the job, is what I would call a managers’ coach. He’s one of these committed ultra-professionals. Football is his life.
“Wherever he has managed, every footballer will have learned from him. He’s strong, single-minded, as he showed again with the Netherlands at the World Cup – a…