The four-time Champions League winner was given a tour of Oldham’s Boundary Park facilities and dined with the club’s Chairman at Manchester’s Australasia restaurant on Thursday night.
He’s got bottle: Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal will drink to success with vintage Reds boss Sir Alex Ferguson
Louis van Gaal revealed that his appointment as Manchester United’s new manager has got the seal of approval from legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson.
The Dutchman is expected to visit United’s Carrington training complex as he gets his feet under the desk in his new role – just four days after exiting his Holland job with third spot in the World Cup.
The arrival of Dutchman Louis van Gaal at Manchester United has forced countryman Alexander Buttner to leave the club – as he feels the new manager doesn’t rate him.
The tricky attacker has shrugged off a hamstring injury that forced his withdrawal from the Welsh under-21 squad and has been named as one of 23 players heading to the Amsterdam Arena to take on Holland.
United turned to Netherlands manager Van Gaal, who guided Ajax to a Champions League triumph over AC Milan in 1995, this week having sacked Moyes in April.
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Champions League-winning coach Van Gaal is primed to be announced as David Moyes’ permanent successor at United after Tuesday’s final home game of the season against Hull
Happy Persie to you! Looking back on RvP’s 30th birthday year and his fine 30-goal haul at Manchester United
Robin van Persie hit 30 yesterday and MM looks back on his year
Napoli also interested in PSV midfielder
Meanwhile, Bebe set for Old Trafford exit
New vision for ‘sleeping giant’: Stockport County’s fresh additions united in ambitions for future legacy
New boss Darije Kalezic is only man to build legacy.