Dutch boss Louis van Gaal has been favourite with the bookies to take over as Manchester United boss for next season since Moyes was sacked. But the fact the deal is yet to be done, after over a week of talks, suggests there may be a few issues left to resolve.

With talks stalling, we thought it was worth a look at some other candidates United could consider, if talks with van Gaal eventually hit a complete standstill.

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