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Barcelona president heaps praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has heaped praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal ahead of Saturday’s International Champions Cup match between the two sides in San Francisco. Bartomeu feels Van Gaal – who coached Barcelona during two separates stints from 1997-2000 and 2002-2003 – is the perfect person to […]

From Bayern to United, Bastian Schweinsteiger is created in Louis van Gaal’s image

My guess is that most Manchester United fans are celebrating these days. Why? Because Bastian Schweinsteiger has become a Manchester United player. He thus contributes strongly to Louis van Gaal’s rebuilding of the team, a rebuilding most fans probably had hoped was more underway than the end of last season showed […]

New book reveals more insight into Louis van Gaal’s coaching philosophy

Much has been made this season about Louis van Gaal’s managerial style and coaching strategy at Manchester United. Now, a new book published in Holland by Dutch author Mike van Damme details the story of Ajax’s 1995 Champions League winning side and provides more insight into Van Gaal’s techniques. The ‘1995’ […]

Wayne Rooney fit to face West Brom after injury scare; Carrick remains sidelined

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed Wayne Rooney is fit to face West Brom on Saturday. There had been serious concern around Old Trafford that Rooney had suffered a season-ending injury against Everton last Sunday. Initial tests on his knee were inconclusive, and Rooney was deemed fit enough to travel to […]

Louis van Gaal rules out Chicharito return to Manchester United

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has ruled out a return for striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez, who is currently on-loan at Real Madrid. Until recently, the Mexico international has primarily been used as a substitute in Carlo Ancelotti’s side. However, due to injuries to Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema, Chicharito […]

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