Wayne Rooney will have to wait to make his 500th Manchester United appearance after being ruled out of tomorrow’s Premier League clash with West Ham.
Louis van Gaal says the international break has been agonising following Manchester United’s 3-0 defeat to Arsenal a fortnight ago.
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United striker Anthony Martial must learn how to cope with the pressure following his strong start in English football.
Manchester United’s 2-1 Champions League defeat away to PSV Eindhoven was compounded by Luke Shaw’s awful double leg fracture.
Manchester United will be without Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones, Daley Blind and Michael Carrick as they seek to cause an upset at league leaders Chelsea on Saturday.
After moving past Cambridge United, the Red Devils now face Preston North End in the last 16 and United’s Dutch boss is well aware that silverware could be just four games away.
Not long into his first season in charge, Van Gaal’s United sit fourth in the Premier League after 12 games but are yet to replicate the performance levels of the side during Sir Alex’s 26-year reign.
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.
The club spent just over £150million in the summer window to recruit star names including World Cup runners-up Angel Di Maria and Marcos Rojo.
Louis van Gaal is growing increasingly frustrated as Manchester United’s injury problems show no sign of subsiding ahead of their fixture with Crystal Palace on Saturday.
New United boss Louis van Gaal brought in an array of stars in the transfer window, including Daley Blind, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao.