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Archives: Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal vows to walk away from Manchester United in 2017

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will not break his promise to retire in 2017, even if he is offered a huge contract by a wealthy Qatari club. Van Gaal has been a big hit with United fans since he … Continue reading

Barcelona president heaps praise on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal has Alex Ferguson’s ruthless edge, says Bryan Robson

Posted on by PA Sport
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Bryan Robson saw a bit of Sir Alex Ferguson in Louis van Gaal when he decided to ruthlessly ditch Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao and Victor Valdes. One of the reasons why Ferguson was so successful at United was because … Continue reading

Robin van Persie rips Louis van Gaal but praises Arsene Wenger

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has vented his feelings towards his former boss at Old Trafford.  The 31-year-old forward did not have many positives words to say about Louis van Gaal following his switch to the … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal criticizes condition of Seattle Sounders field

Posted on by PA Sport
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Louis van Gaal criticized the state of the pitch at the CenturyLink Field in Seattle after Manchester United beat Club America on the same surface that hosted a One Direction concert earlier this week. United made a solid start to … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Søren Frank
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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 … Continue reading

David de Gea has not made a decision on his future, says Louis van Gaal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says goalkeeper David de Gea has yet to decide on his future, despite reports from Spain indicating the 24-year-old has agreed to personal terms with Real Madrid. On Friday, the Spanish newspaper Marca published … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal rules out Chicharito return to Manchester United

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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, … Continue reading

Manchester United dealt quadruple injury blow ahead of Chelsea clash

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Louis van Gaal has confirmed Manchester United will be without Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo for Saturday’s showdown against Chelsea. Carrick, Blind and Jones all appeared to pick up knocks during last weekend’s 4-2 win over … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal enjoying renaissance at Manchester United ahead of derby

Posted on by Matt Jones
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After Manchester United sagged back into the pack last season following the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, it was wholly apparent they were going to have many obstacles to conquer before surging back to the forefront of English football. Not … Continue reading

Ander Herrera wants to stay with Manchester United for a long time

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Ander Herrera is happy with life at Manchester United and wants to stay with the club for a “long time”. The midfielder joined United from Athletic Bilbao after completing a £29 million move in the summer. The 25-year-old told United Review that … Continue reading

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

Posted on by PA Sport
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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