Louis Van Gaal’s days could be numbered at Old Trafford. The Sun reports that the Dutch manager is considering stepping down from his post before he is given the boot by the club hierarchy.
He is understood to have held talks with club executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, and have informed him of his decision. Following the 1-0 home defeat to Southampton, van Gaal admitted that he has failed in meeting the fans’ expectations.
He said: “I’m very disappointed that I cannot reach the expectations of the fans.
“They have – or they had – great expectations of me, and I cannot fulfil them, so I am very frustrated because of that.”
And the mood on Twitter is no different. Almost all Manchester United fans are waiting with bated breath for the Dutchman to step down.
For how long is Louis van Gaal close to being sacked ? It looks like maths. Infinitesimally tending towards zero. #MUFC
— Kristof Terreur (@HLNinEngeland) January 25, 2016
Ryan Giggs is taking Manchester United training today. Louis van Gaal is in Holland. [Mail] #MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtdUpdates_) January 25, 2016
Louis van Gaal declined to answer whether he may quit Manchester United after admitting he is failing to meet the fans’ expectations. #MUFC
— Pete O’Rourke (@SportsPeteO) January 25, 2016
Very odd Van Gaal is still at Utd. He’s clearly hating it, and the board might miss out on CL money even though the title is still in reach.
— Daniel Harris (@DanielHarris) January 25, 2016
I wonder how many United fans have gone off to watch The Revenant having gotten bored of waiting for news of Van Gaal getting the boot.
— Suzette Campbell (@suzette_campbel) January 25, 2016
Louis van Gaal is on brink of Manchester United sacking… so what have been his five biggest failings during Old Trafford reign? Louis van
— JannaKu (@aaj_english) January 25, 2016
Mail: Ed Woodward is aware that players have stopped responding to Louis van Gaal’s methods.
— Schmidfield (@Georgeho10) January 25, 2016
Neil Custis: Louis van Gaal had a meeting yesterday and wants to resign rather than be fired. #MUFC
— The Magnificent 7 (@MagnificientNo7) January 25, 2016
man united will never get better under louis van gaal
— Edmond Peter’s (@edmond_peters) January 25, 2016
Louis van Gaal is reportedly ready to walk out on Man United after admitting his side’s recent performances have let the club’s fans down.
— #RedPartyFEB14 (@SpaceFM_901) January 25, 2016
— Muteuro Chimedu (@profteu) January 25, 2016
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