Louis van Gaal burns journalist: “Maybe I will get you sacked” [Video]

Manchester United lost two points against Chelsea with a late goal by Diego Costa, resulting in a 1-1 draw, with United fans putting the blame on Louis van Gaal for his late substitutions. After the match, van Gaal was asked about his status as the Red Devil’s boss, with a journalist stating that although the club is trying to replace the Dutchman, these kind of performances could help show United he still has value. Van Gaal wasn’t planning on answering the question, doubting the journalist had spoken to Ed Woodward. He responded…

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Manchester United fans criticized Louis van Gaal’s decision-making against Chelsea

Manchester United seemed on their way to claim all three points against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, before Diego Costa grabbed an injury-time equalizer. Jesse Lingard had given the lead to the Red Devils earlier in the game. United fans were left frustrated as they witnessed three points slipping out of their grasp late. A lot of them decided to put the blame on Louis van Gaal for his late substitutions. Morgan Schneiderlin replaced Marouane Fellaini on the 79th minute, and Memphis Depay came on for Jesse Lingard on the 87th…

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Manchester United winger knows why the Red Devils are balling once again

Manchester United have scored six goals in their last two matches, looking like a team that’s enjoying the game of football once again. According to Sky Sports, Jesse Lingard knows what has changed. The Red Devils beat Derby 3-1 on the road in the fourth round of the FA Cup, with goals from Wayne Rooney, Daley Blind and Juan Mata. A couple of days later, United send Stoke City home with a 3-0 loss at Old Trafford. This time Lingard, Anthony Martial and Rooney hit the net for Louis van…

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Top five highest paid managers in the Premier League

The job of manager is the riskiest one in the world of modern football. Club managers are under constant pressure to deliver results, and one might feel sorry for them considering the constant criticism and the job insecurity they have to live through. But when you look at the wage packages of some of these managers, your feeling of sympathy of them might turn into jealousy. 5. Slaven Bilic (West Ham): £3m/year West Ham hierarchy made him one of the top-earners in the Premier League this summer. He has certainly lived…

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Stats prove Manchester United players are letting Louis van Gaal down

Louis van Gaal could be on the brink of a dismassal at Old Trafford, with Manchester United struggling to get going in the Premier League. According to Sky Sports, the Red Devils’ players have let the Dutchman down. The sports news outlet took a look at the statistics of WhoScored.com, which rates players by its own stats. Sky Sports show that, of players who have made over five appearances during the 2015/2016 season, only two are playing better than they were during the last season. Marouane Fellaini has suffered the most significant drop-off. The Belgian had…

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Manchester United fans vent their frustration at Ed Woodward [Tweets]

Over the weekend reports emerged that Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has offered to step down from his post following a 1-0 defeat to Southampton. However, The Telegraph ran a story on Tuesday claiming that United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has rejected the Dutchman’s offer and has asked him to continue working with the club. The news apparently didn’t go down well the club fans. @utdreport Don’t be like Ed, Ed is a Cock pic.twitter.com/qmz2qVkfBB — telandbenjie (@telandbenjie) January 26, 2016 It’s negligence. Utter negligence. Ed Woodward has got…

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Manchester United fans wait with bated breath as Louis Van Gaal’s exit looms ahead [Tweets]

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…

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This stat says Jurgen Klopp is Premier League’s best tactical manager

It hasn’t been an easy task for Jurgen Klopp at Anfield, with Liverpool still unable to crack the top five. But one stat say the German is quite the tactician. A Premier League manager has to be able to make great substitutions, and the Liverpool boss seems to be pretty good at it. In just 15 league matches, his subs have contributed to 10 goals, scoring six times and providing four assists. Only Everton coach Roberto Martinez has had a similar amount of success, with seven goals and three assists.…

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Fans demand for Louis Van Gaal’s head

Following a dreamy victory at Anfield last week, Louis Van Gaal was jolted back to the reality today. Southampton’s Charlie Austin scored a late header to inflict a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford. The mood was boiling at the Theatre of Dreams as United fans booed their team on more than one occasion. Even Twitter was over flooded with people asking for the head of the Dutch manager. Van Gaal Be Like pic.twitter.com/aVP8xysQei — Troll Football (@TrollFootball) January 23, 2016 Still no goals at Old Trafford. Louis van…

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Look away Louis! Paul Scholes goes on a rant about United and van Gaal

Manchester United came away with a late victory in their third round FA Cup matchup with Sheffield United. But that didn’t hold back Paul Scholes to go on a rant about his former team and their manager Louis van Gaal. It took a Wayne Rooney 94th minute penalty to seal The Red Devils’ passing to the fourth round, after Memphis Depay was fouled in the box by Dean Hammon. United’s offensive performance was atrocious, with van Gaal’s side failing to muster a shot on target until after the hour mark, with ironic cheers…

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Van Gaal reveals Smalling’s legendary ‘new name’

Louis van Gaal isn’t a man of names. The Dutch manager has found a new way to refer to some of his players, among them Chris Smalling, as reported by The Daily Mail. The United boss famously called the England defender “Mike” at a press conference on the Red Devils’ pre-season tour in July and blundered again by calling Smalling “Michael” after the win over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League in Novembre. Van Gaal is done with making mistakes and has revealed calling Smalling “Pele” from now on, after the Brazilian legend. “I said…

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Man Utd vs Chelsea – Premier League preview and team news

Two ailing giants come together at Old Trafford for what looks set to be a highly significant encounter, as Manchester United go all out to arrest their slide against Chelsea, who will remain in crisis until they start climbing the table. The pressure that currently rests on the shoulders of United boss Louis van Gaal could hardly be any heavier, and as every abject display and every poor result goes by the question marks over his long-term future at the club are only growing larger. The losing run now stands…

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Stoke vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

Without a win in six outings in all competitions, Manchester United will be desperate for a Boxing Day win at Stoke City to help ease the increasing pressure on manager Louis van Gaal. The hosts are becoming increasingly enigmatic themselves having suffered a frustrating home defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace last weekend despite creating the majority of the chances and territory. It was a stunning late strike which beat them in the end, but that they ended up having 26 attempts on goal with only five on target…

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Man Utd vs Norwich – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United will be desperate to get their season back on track as they welcome Norwich City to Old Trafford, with the visitors having fallen into the bottom three following several weeks of struggle. The only option for United here is to win, which would at least provide a little festive cheer after a week which saw them take just one point in the league and exit the Champions League with a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Wolfsburg. The squad in its current depleted state is far from one which…

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Bournemouth vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United will be hoping to go some way towards banishing the memory of their Champions League disappointment in the week by getting the better of a buoyant Bournemouth side. Over 30 years ago, the Cherries claimed the scalp of their visitors in the FA Cup while under the stewardship of Harry Redknapp, but last weekend’s win away to champions Chelsea prompted current boss Eddie Howe to describe it as the biggest result in the club’s history. It is hard to argue with that, especially given the state they were in just a matter…

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Watford vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United will be hoping to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League to five games when they head to Vicarage Road for a potentially tricky clash with an often stubborn Watford side. The hosts were targeting a third straight win in their last match at Leicester City, and comfortably held their own against the third-placed team until goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes made a howling error to gift the Foxes their opener in the second half. It was a mistake that was to prove fatal, as the Brazilian then brought…

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Man Utd vs Man City – Premier League preview and team news

Old Trafford is the setting for an intriguing an potentially crucial encounter in the Premier League title race, as Manchester United take on bitter rivals Manchester City, who are two points better off. Manager Louis van Gaal has already claimed that victory for his United side would establish them as genuine title contenders, and it is hard to disagree with that assertion, given their increasing array of attacking talent as well as an aptitude for winning games when not at their best. Moving above City by taking all three points…

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CSKA Moscow vs Man Utd – Match preview and team news

Manchester United can put themselves in a strong position in Champions League Group B with a win away to CSKA Moscow, with the two sides currently level on three points. Indeed, all four teams in the section are on the same points tally after two games, with United having recovered from their opening loss to PSV Eindhoven by coming from behind to win at home to Wolfsburg in a hard-fought game which required them to cling on to their lead in the closing stages. Meanwhile, after losing in Germany on…

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Louis van Gaal says Wayne Rooney is still influential for Man United despite lack of goals

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has given star forward Wayne Rooney his full support ahead of the club’s trip to Goodison Park to take on Everton this afternoon, the Metro reports. The 29-year-old has come in for some heavy criticism recently due to his lack of form so far this season, as he has only found the net once in the 3-0 victory over Sunderland last month. United will now make the short trip to Liverpool to take on Rooney’s former club in what is certain to be a…

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Everton vs Man Utd – Premier League preview and team news

Manchester United will be hoping to hit back from their awful afternoon at Arsenal when they face Everton at Goodison Park, a venue at which they have lost on their last three visits. The home side are proving tough to beat, with just one defeat to their name so far having come from behind to pick up four points from their last two matches. The second of those was the Merseyside derby, where they started slowly and eventually went behind on 41 minutes, but they managed to draw level before…

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Man United gossip: Spaniard set for La Liga return as Dutch defensive colossus targeted

Saturday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip. Monaco received a bid higher than the £36m that Manchester United paid for Anthony Martial from an unnamed club in the summer, but the teenager wanted to move to Old Trafford, the Manchester Evening News reports. Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, 25, has credited his recent form to manager Louis van Gaal’s intensive training methods, according to the Daily Express. Sevilla are lining up the free transfer of Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes, according to reports in the Metro. The Champions League…

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Man United gossip: Ronaldo refuses to rule out Old Trafford return and van Gaal reveals squad concerns

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Thursday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer gossip. Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to commit his long-term future to Real Madrid amid reports that a return to Manchester United could be on the cards, the Metro reports. The Portugal star matched Raul’s record of 323 goals for Real with a brace against Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday night, despite having played 433 games less than the Spain legend. Louis van Gaal fears his players are tired, according to the Daily Express. Manchester United took all three points last night…

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Man United gossip: Rooney denies transfer request and Dr Dre CONFIRMED as Red Devils fan

Wednesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumours. Manchester United are prepared to terminate the contract of out-of-favour goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 33, but only if the Spain international leaves the Premier League, the Daily Mail reports. Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal wants silverware before his Reds deal ends in 2017, but he still could stay on and break a promise to his wife, according to the Manchester Evening News. Manchester United’s German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 31, says he does not always understand skipper Wayne Rooney’s Liverpool accent, according to…

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Ander Herrera hails Man United boss Louis van Gaal for confidence boost

Ander Herrera has revealed that it was the confidence that Louis van Gaal had given him that led to him taking the penalty during Saturday’s win over Liverpool, the Independent report. The Spaniard was perhaps the surprise man to step up in the 70th minute of their clash with the Reds, and while he admitted that he had never taken a spot-kick in a competitive game, it was his manager’s belief that led to him being the one to put the game beyond doubt (via Independent). “The manager last season…

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Man United gossip: De Gea’s buyout clause revealed, and van Gaal plans to stay

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: David de Gea may have signed a new four-year deal with United, but it appears that a move away from the club may not be entirely out of the question, The Sun report. The Real Madrid target has had a buyout clause of £30m included in the contract, which may pave the way for a future move. Louis van Gaal may be about to follow in his goalkeeper’s footsteps by signing an extension with the Red Devils, the Daily Star report.…

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