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Archives: Louis van Gaal

Ander Herrera Biding His Time While Louis Van Gaal Finds ‘Balance’ At Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The last time Ander Herrera made an appearance for Manchester United was against West Bromwich Albion on October 20th. The midfielder started the game but was replaced at halftime by Marouane Fellaini. It was learned that Herrera had “tweaked” his rib; an injury that … Continue reading

Rating Manchester United’s Potential Defensive Signings During The January Window

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The January window is a month and a half away and rumors of potential transfer moves are already beginning to mount up around England. While they were able to add some players during the summer window, Manchester United are still lacking a holding midfielder, … Continue reading

Manchester United Midfielder Daley Blind Ruled Out For A Month With Suspected Knee Injury

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The hits just keep coming for Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Earlier this weekend it was learned that goalkeeper David De Gea had dislocated a finger while training with Spain. Now it is understood that midfielder Daley Blind has … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Chairman Says Louis Van Gaal Has A Huge Ego And Wanted to Van Gaal-ize Club

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In an interview with the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has criticized Louis van Gaal by saying he has a “huge ego” and that the current Manchester United manager wanted to “Van Gaal-ize” the Bundesliga … Continue reading

Adnan Januzaj Experiencing Growing Pains At Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Adnan Januzaj burst on the Premier League scene last season under former Manchester United manager David Moyes. The attacking midfielder was initially signed by Sir Alex Ferguson from Anderlecht in March 2011 and was eventually called up to United’s senior squad towards … Continue reading

Manchester United Faces Injury Crisis With 8 Players Out After Rojo Will Miss Next 6 Weeks

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo will be out of action for up to six weeks with a dislocated shoulder. The news was confirmed today by manager Louis van Gaal during his pre-match press conference. Rojo joins an injury list that … Continue reading

Manchester United Fans See Progress Despite Growing Discontent From The Media

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following Sunday’s derby day defeat to Manchester City, a large section of the media have focused attention on the fact that Manchester United have now accumulated 13 points after ten games; the club’s worst start to a domestic campaign since 1986. There have … Continue reading

Pellegrini vs Van Gaal: The Battle Of The Tacticians Will Be Key To Manchester Derby

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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While Manchester United’s defense will be put to its biggest test this weekend against cross-city rivals Manchester City, the result of the derby could hinge on the battle of tactics between Louis van Gaal and Manuel Pellegrini. When Louis van … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Gives Backing to Manchester United Manager Louis Van Gaal

Posted on by PA Sport
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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 … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal’s Team Selection Improves As Players Return From Injury

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal green-lit the signings of six new players this summer to the tune of over £150 million. But after three league matches, only two of those new arrivals, Ander Herrera and Angel Di Maria, have played … Continue reading

The Future Of Kevin Strootman Lies With Louis Van Gaal and Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The summer window has been closed for a few days now, but it hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from pumping out stories of potential player moves during the January transfer period. A name that has surfaced in recent days has … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal Chose Manchester United Because It Presented ‘The Biggest Challenge’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In the days and weeks leading up to the conclusion of the summer transfer period, some members of the media and football experts have commented that Louis van Gaal most likely “regretted” taking the job at Manchester United and/or didn’t understand the scale … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Identity Has Not Been ‘Broken’ By Big Spending, It Is Being Fixed

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following the resolution of Radamel Falcao’s season-long loan switch from AS Monaco which completed Manchester United’s sixth signing of the summer, some fans and members of the media have labeled the club’s transfer spending spree as a ‘galactico’ policy. After news … Continue reading

Criticism Of Louis Van Gaal’s Leadership From Fans And Media Shows Their Naivety

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following Manchester United’s draw against Burnley, Sunday Mirror columnist Andy Dunn took to his column to criticize manager Louis van Gaal and claim that “the clock was ticking” on the Dutch boss’ time at Old Trafford. Dunn chose to to … Continue reading

Why Louis van Gaal May Be the Wrong Choice for Manchester United

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Louis Van Gaal’s “Red Devil Revolution” might have won over the British press quickly but how is he serving as an effective custodian of Manchester United’s future? David Moyes made an effort to transition properly to the next era of … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal’s Genius Tactical Decisions Paying Off For Netherlands

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Netherlands entered this World Cup with the lowest expectations the nation has had for a major tournament since the 1960s. Golden generations have come and gone in Dutch football, yet the nation has never lifted the World Cup trophy. … Continue reading

WATCH Netherlands Tactical Changes Against Mexico Result in World Cup Win [VIDEO]

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Watch the following tactical analysis video to discover what changes Holland made during the game that had a profound outcome on the final result of the World Cup Round of 16 match. Controversies aside, there were several key changes that … Continue reading

Dutch Coach Louis Van Gaal Understands The Fine Lines That Decide Fate

Posted on by Mark Burke
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In the 2010 World Cup, Netherlands went with the intention of playing winning football. Tired of the “beautiful defeat,” the squad set out on a mission to do what was necessary to win and ended up within an inch of … Continue reading