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Archives: Louis van Gaal

Michael Carrick believes Manchester United are moving in the right direction [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes the team has started to fulfill its potential and is confident they are moving in the right direction. Since their surprising 5-3 defeat to Leicester City on September 21st, United have lost only three times in 25 … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal’s symbiosis of system and philosophy is working at Man United

Posted on by Søren Frank
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Louis van Gaal, on his appointment as manager of Manchester United, claimed that the system – that is, the formation or what he himself often refers to as “shape” – is basically unimportant. What matters, Van Gaal said, was the … Continue reading

Bayern Munich legend says patience with Louis van Gaal’s model will pay off

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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World Cup winner and five-time Bundesliga champion Paul Breitner believes Louis van Gaal’s previous success with Bayern Munich will be repeated at Manchester United provided the club maintains patience with the Dutchman’s model. Van Gaal was appointed Bayern Munich manager in 2009 and … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal sets his sights on catching Manchester City

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Louis van Gaal set his sights on catching Manchester City after watching his team rip Tottenham apart with their best display of the season. For eight months Van Gaal has been promising Manchester United fans everything would soon start to … Continue reading

Manchester United have already agreed three summer deals, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United have already agreed to three deals for the summer, according to The Daily Mail. Reporter Mike Keegan tweeted: “Told tonight United have already agreed three deals for the summer. No names mentioned but it’s looking like a better structured window.” … Continue reading

Van Gaal’s big buys underwhelm, leaving Manchester United vulnerable

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United tenure appears to be getting rockier by the day. In hindsight, Monday’s 2-1 loss at Old Trafford to Arsenal in the FA Cup Sixth Round seems predictable given the recent performances of the Red Devils. … Continue reading

Ryan Giggs praises relationship with Louis van Gaal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United assistant Ryan Giggs has praised the relationship between himself and manager Louis van Gaal. Immediately after United’s 1-0 victory over Newcastle, rumors began to spread regarding Giggs happiness while working under Van Gaal given the reaction of Van … Continue reading

Frank de Boer believes Louis Van Gaal will win over his critics

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Ajax manager Frank de Boer has backed fellow Dutchman Louis van Gaal to succeed at Manchester United. De Boer, who won three Eredivisie titles, the UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League with Van Gaal at Ajax, as well as a … Continue reading

Manchester United to decide on Radamel Falcao’s future this summer

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United have not made a decision on the future of Radamel Falcao – despite reports to the contrary - and a ruling on the Colombia international’s fate will be determined by manager Louis van Gaal at the end of the season. United hold a £43 … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal has no concerns over Angel di Maria’s recent form

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said he had no concerns over the recent form of Angel di Maria and went on to say the Argentina international has the capability to be “the best player in the world” in his … Continue reading

David de Gea dismisses reports regarding a fractured relationship with Louis van Gaal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has dismissed reports from earlier this week that claimed Louis van Gaal had not spoken to him “for months”. A story surfaced in the Spanish publication AS stating the Spain international’s contract negotiations were in question … Continue reading

Gary Neville: Louis Van Gaal shouldn’t be sacked if United don’t qualify for Champions League

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Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville expects the club to stand by manager Louis van Gaal even if they miss out on Champions League qualification. The Dutchman succeeded David Moyes as United's permanent manager in the summer and despite an … Continue reading

Confidence is high at Manchester United insists Louis van Gaal

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manager Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United are finally starting to get their swagger back. United face Swansea on Saturday for the first time since they ruined Van Gaal's debut in the home dugout at Old Trafford six months ago. … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal is unfazed by criticism from Paul Scholes

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Louis van Gaal insists neither he nor his Manchester United players will lose any sleep over the latest barrage of criticism from Paul Scholes. Scholes won 20 major trophies at United under Sir Alex Ferguson, but it is safe to … Continue reading

Like it or not, Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s best midfield option

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The question as to why Louis van Gaal has elected to switch Wayne Rooney into the midfield, as opposed to the England international’s most productive position at the head of Manchester United’s attack, has been beaten to death for the past … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal fears he’s losing support of Manchester United fans

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Louis van Gaal fears the public support he has received from Manchester United fans may be ebbing away. United bounced back from their drab 1-1 draw at West Ham by beating Burnley 3-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. Chris … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal rejects long ball criticism by handing dossier to press [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Louis van Gaal pulled out a dossier full of statistics at his press conference as he hit back at Sam Allardyce's claim that Manchester United are long-ball merchants. West Ham boss Allardyce described Van Gaal's team as "long-ball United" after … Continue reading

Paddy McNair signs new deal with Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United defender Paddy McNair has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until June 2017, with an option to extend for a further year. The 19-year-old has risen through the ranks at Old Trafford, after first … Continue reading