Louis van Gaal claims that Manchester United’s upturn in form during 2016 is largely down to the improved performances from captain Wayne Rooney.
Louis van Gaal has told Manchester United supporters to aim their criticism at him and not the players following numerous lacklustre performances from his side.
Louis van Gaal insists his Manchester United side always seek to entertain ahead of tomorrow’s Premier League clash against Crystal Palace.
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United striker Anthony Martial must learn how to cope with the pressure following his strong start in English football.
The confidence created in the Manchester United squad from equalling the Champions League qualification record on Wednesday is clear to see as they prepare to face Swansea on Sunday.
Once Manchester United got into top gear en route to a 4-2 derby defeat of Manchester City, Manuel Pellegrini’s men were unable to cope, the manager shouldering the blame for their humiliating loss.
Manchester was painted red on Sunday as, courtesy of goals from Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata and Chris Smalling, United silenced their traditionally neighbours 4-2 at Old Trafford.
Ashley Young’s last-gasp goal sealed a 1-0 victory for Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United outfit against Newcastle on Wednesday, with United maintaining their two-point advantage on fifth-placed Liverpool.
A gruelling three games in six days over Christmas/New Year, highlighting strengths and exposing weaknesses in any squad, showed up United despite Louis van Gaal’s big ambitions at the club.
Smalling marshalled an inexperienced backline including rookies, Paddy McNair and Tyler Blackett as Louis van Gaal’s side recorded their first away victory of the season.
Judgement day: Louis van Gaal to tell Manchester United troops whether their services will be terminated
The Dutchman has overseen a successful pre-season tour, tracking up wins against Los Angeles Galaxy, Roma, Inter Milan and Real Madrid