Louis van Gaal in the running for a new job as manager

Louis van Gaal is in the running for the AC Milan job, should the club overlook either Christian Brocchi or Marco Giampaolo. The former Manchester United boss is in the running along with Frank de Boer and Andre Villas-Boas, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. The Dutch manager got the sack at Old Trafford at the end of May in favour of Jose Mourinho, who was rumoured to become the next United coach for months. Van Gaal was unable to guide the Red Devils back to Premier League and Champions League…

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Premier League Season Review – Manchester United

Manchester United: 5th FA Cup: Winners Capital One Cup: Round Four Champions League: Group Stage Europa League: Round of 16 There were many talking points during the 2015-16 season in the Premier League as defending champions Chelsea fell from grace, Tottenham emerged as serious contenders and Leicester City defied the odds in spectacular fashion to win the title by a massive 10 points. But still no club attracted more debate and more column inches than Manchester United as criticisms over the team’s style of football and speculation over the future…

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Twitter celebrates Louis Van Gaal’s sacking by Manchester United

Manchester United have sacked Louis Van Gaal and are primed to appoint Jose Mourinho is their new manager starting from next season. BREAKING: Reports: @ManUtd sack Louis van Gaal. Updates on #SSNHQ — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) 23 mei 2016 As Twitter picked up the news, many were very relieved: Good riddance van gaal!! @ManUtd #welconejose — Henry Savage (@HenrySavage2) 23 mei 2016 OMG OMG Bye Van Gaal. — Kimberley Champagne (@ChampagneKimie) 23 mei 2016 Hallelujah, praise Jesus, God save the Queen 👏🏻🙌🏻 #SSNHQ #VanGaal https://t.co/6PogtiaAIv — Charlie Canadine…

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Louis Van Gaal picked Manchester United’s FA Cup hotel for a very special reason [Video]

On Saturday, Manchester United face Crystal Palace during the FA Cup final at Wembley. It’s the Red Devils and Louis Van Gaal’s ultimate chance to make up for another poor season, finishing fifth in the Premier League. The Dutchman even picked out a special hotel for his squad to sleep before Saturday’s clash… Louis van Gaal explains his reasoning behind the team hotel to #MUTV… https://t.co/YKG2uE2vIr — Manchester United (@ManUtd) 20 mei 2016

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Crystal Palace vs Man Utd – FA Cup Final Preview

An FA Cup tournament of few major upsets will see its winner crowned on Saturday as Crystal Palace and Manchester United contest the final, where both sides will be hoping to gain some form of redemption following a season of relative underachievement. It is a repeat of the final in 1990, the last to ever go to a replay. A late goal from Mark Robins broke Palace hearts as it denied them the chance to lift the famous trophy for the first time in their history, and Man Utd won it the…

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Star players hand Manchester United boost to fire Louis Van Gaal, Jose Mourinho lined up

Jose Mourinho has been told by Manchester United that he is their first choice to replace Louis Van Gaal if the current manager leaves Old Trafford this summer, according to Sky Sports. The Portuguese, who has been without a job since he was sacked by Chelsea in December, has already claimed that he will be getting back into football management before the next season and has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for months. However, despite numerous reports claiming he will join the Red Devils from the start of…

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Man Utd vs Bournemouth – Premier League preview and team news

After the original fixture was postponed in unprecedented fashion on Sunday, Manchester United take on Bournemouth in the ignominious knowledge that a top four finish is now beyond them. Only a defeat for bitter rivals Manchester City away to Swansea City could have enabled United to snatch a spot in next season’s Champions League, but they came away with a draw, so it looks set to be a major failure for both the club and manager Louis van Gaal. It remains to be seen whether this will be the Dutchman’s last league…

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Louis Van Gaal’s contract has one of the most mesmerazing clauses ever

The Times obtained the financial details of Louis Van Gaal’s contract at Manchester United, which has another year left to run after the end of this season. The newspaper revealed that the Dutchman would lose out on more than £1 million if Manchester United fail to qualify for the Champions League. However, he would earn £5 million if he’s sacked before his contract runs out. The contract states that Van Gaal is currently paid £8 million-a-year. That figure is, however, made up of a number of performance-based, loyalty and image rights clauses, but…

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Louis Van Gaal gave one of the most awkward interviews ever to defend Marouane Fellaini [Video’s]

Maroune Fellaini found himself in the eye of the storm once again after elbowing Robert Huth during Manchester United’s 1-1 draw against Leicester City at Old Trafford. The Belgium international wrestled his opponent in the box during the 21th minute of play, with the score already set at 1-1 after goals from Anthony Martial and Wes Morgan. Huth pulled Fellaini’s hair, but the Belgian reacted with a vicious elbow to the defender’s chin and a second swing at his face. Referee Michael Oliver and his assistents didn’t notice both players’ actions,…

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Louis Van Gaal draws the wrath of Manchester United fans with two astonishing statements [Tweets]

Louis Van Gaal has drawn the wrath of Manchester United fans, as their coach made two very astonishing statements ahead of the Red Devils clash with Leicester City. The Dutchman argued that much of his squad was not used to being champions, with the Foxes being on the verge of Premier League glory. He said: “The players who are now playing, they are not used to being champions,” Van Gaal said according to Goal. “I don’t think Matteo Darmian is used to being a champion and David de Gea was never champion. Memphis…

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Have Manchester United fans finally turned their backs on Louis Van Gaal? [Tweets]

Manchester United claimed a comfortable 2-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. The win kept the Red Devils firmly in the battle for a top-four spot. However, there were not many fans present at Old Trafford to celebrate their team’s victory. In one of the rarest sight in modern football, there were many empty seats spotted at the Theatre of Dreams. Now it’s anybody’s guess if it was due to the fact that it was a Wednesday night or that the fans have finally lost faith in…

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Man Utd vs Crystal Palace – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United must now feel they have every opportunity of finishing in the top four and qualifying for the Champions League, and will seek to maintain their challenge with victory over Crystal Palace. Both clubs have FA Cup semi-finals at the weekend to look forward to, but United will desperate to follow up their unconvincing success over bottom club Aston Villa with another three points and increase the pressure on fourth-placed Arsenal, who play on Thursday. The gap between the sides now stands at four points, so anything dropped here would be a massive missed opportunity,…

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Louis Van Gaal had some harsh words for Tottenham and journalist [Video]

Manchester United conceded three goals in a span of just six minutes at White Heart Lane, resulting in a 3-0 loss against Tottenham. The Red Devils are risking to miss out on a spot in next year’s Champions League, as Manchester City are four points ahead of them in the standings. Meanwhile, United are just one point ahead of West Ham and could therefore miss the Europa League as well. After Sunday’s defeat, coach Louis Van Gaal was all but happy. When asked if he could have been better off…

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Manchester United’s move for star striker unlikely, Serie A defender monitored

Following the latest comments from Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal, it looks highly unlikely that Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be moving to Old Trafford in summer. The Swedish international is in the final year of his contract with the Paris club and has been linked with a summer move to the likes United, Chelsea, and Arsenal. However, Van Gaal thinks that the 34-year old striker is too old to play for the Red Devils. The Dutchman told Swedish told TV station Viasat, via the Guardian: “We need…

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Manchester United got word of another good reason to sack Louis Van Gaal

Manchester United’s coaching situation is starting become one big mess, with a lot of drama. On Thursday, reputed Spanish journalist Guillem Balague gave his opinion on the current managerial situation at the Manchester club. According to the Sky man, Mourinho is confident of landing the job at Old Trafford. However, at the same time, Louis Van Gaal, who is under contract until 2017, is positive that he will see out his contract with the Red Devils. Meanwhile, United insist that no decision has been made on the former Chelsea manager’s move to the…

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Van Gaal future remains unclear despite victory over Everton

With just seven games remaining in the Premier League, Manchester United find themselves a single point behind rivals Manchester City in the race for the final Champions League position. Despite their struggles throughout the campaign, United manager Louis Van Gaal is still holding onto the possibility of seeing out the final year of his contract at Old Trafford next season. With Jose Mourinho having reportedly already held talks with United officials regarding the position, many would have assumed that an announcement would be forthcoming. However, a strong end to the…

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Louis Van Gaal has some harsh words for Martin Demichelis

It seems like Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal and Manchester City centre-back Martin Demichelis are not the best of friends. Both have shared time with each other at Bayern Munich, and the Argentine defender had some harsh words for the Dutchman when he took charge of United. Demichelis claimed that Van Gaal “stank out” Bayern Munich when he was in charge of the Bundesliga club. So when Demichelis produced a terrible performance in the Manchester derby and single-handedly gifted the win to Van Gaal’s side on Sunday, the United manager…

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Tottenham, Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp register some remarkable stats

The Premier League has seen a total of 27 matchdays so far, while the Capital One League Cup has a winner. Time to look at some remarkable stats, which involve Tottenham, Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp. The Spurs are fighting for their first English top flight title since 1961, and they are down just two points from Premier League leaders Leicester City after beating Swansea 2-1 during the weekend. Now, Tottenham have won their last six league matches and they are aiming to win a seventh one when they…

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Manchester United starlet breaks record, Louis van Gaal flops [Video’s]

Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 in an absolute cracker at Old Trafford, with Louis van Gaal and Jordan Rashford providing the highlights. Rashford scored the Red Devils’ first two goals, in the 29th and 32nd minute of play. The first one was a rocket shot, leaving Petr Cech without any chance to save it. The second one was a strong header, wich was placed out of reach of the Arsenal goalkeeper. Vier doelpunten in je eerste twee wedstrijden voor @ManUtd?, er zijn er die slechter debuteren… #MUNARS pic.twitter.com/Q6bDylax9I — Play Sports…

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Man Utd vs Arsenal – Premier League preview and team news

Arsenal will be aiming for a third Premier League win in succession to boost their title hopes as they head to Manchester United, who need to find a run of form quickly if they are to bridge the widening gap to the top four. There was an air of resignation around manager Louis van Gaal after his United side lost at Sunderland a fortnight ago in a game where they were quite simply outfought by a team that seemed to just want the points more. It left the Dutchman to…

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Dutch radio station makes remix about Louis van Gaal’s “horny” quote [Video]

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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has demanded more passion from his players for their Europa League return with FC Midtylland, as the Red Devils need to make up a 2-1 deficit. Asked what he wanted from his team, the Dutchman replied: “Desire, hunger. A lot of times I use the word ‘horny’,” according to the BBC. It should not come as a surprise that Dutch radio station Radio 538 quickly came up with a remix, consisting of van Gaal’s quote and 2 Live Crew’s “Me So Horny” from 1989.

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Twitter account reveals behind-the-scenes power struggle at Manchester United

The current managerial situation at Manchester United is certainly a confusing one. No one really knows how long Louis van Gaal is going to last in his job. The Dutchman’s contract with the club ends in the summer of 2017, but he is widely expected to depart from the club before the start of the next season. The appointment of next manager is another question that looms large over the club and its fans. Some reports have suggested that Jose Mourinho has already agreed to take over the club while…

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Panic at Manchester United: Ed Woodward wants to stick with Louis van Gaal [Tweets]

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward intends to stay loyal to Louis van Gaal until at least the summer and has had no meaningful contact with Jose Mourinho’s camp, according to The Daily Telegraph. The Red Devils chief is still backing the Dutchman despite a 2-1 Europa League defeat to Midtjylland on Thursday. United are starting a run of five games in 14 days, a crucial one in their disappointing season so far. They are facing Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup, Midtjylland in the return of the Europa League, and Arsenal, Watford…

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Manchester United set for record earnings, Ed Woodward escapes grilling

Manchester United are on course to become the first British club to earn more than £500 million in one year despite a lack of success, according to the BBC. The Red Devils are currently ranked just fifth in the Premier League table and didn’t survive the group stages of the Champions League. Still, the Old Trafford club are expecting revenue for the year to hit £500 million to £510 million. No British club in history has recorded such a figure. United showed its commercial strength when it raised its core earnings expectations…

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