United will win a trophy in van Gaal’s first season

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This unconventional ruthlessness is exactly what Manchester United need

Date: 11th July 2014 at 6:48pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

While Manchester United have been keen to see what their successor to David Moyes can offer up at the World Cup, Louis van Gaal’s unconventional decision to substitute his starting goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen in the quarter-final against Costa Rica will stand out as the most intriguing moment of the Netherlands’ campaign through the World Cup in Brazil. United are in need of someone who can be brave, bold and take risks; a complete departure from the safety-first, dreariness of the short-lived Moyes era at Old Trafford. Van Gaal’s decision to bring Tim Krul into the mix against Costa Rica for the penalty shootout highlighted his attitude as a winner, but also his fearlessness to take risks in high-stakes ... Read More

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