Manchester United manager angered with Argentina Asian Tour schedule

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has voiced his concern over the fact that two of his Argentine stars, Angel Di Maria and Marcos Rojo, have to make a 12,000 mile trip with the national team for their Asian Tour, Daily Mail reports.

With many players travelling around Europe for the Euro 2016 qualifiers, the United duo are travelling to China to face Brazil and then to Hong Kong a few days later as part of their international break fixtures.

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Due to the current injury concerns at the club, Van Gaal doesn’t want his players to tire themselves out on international duty, revealing that he wants them to remain in Manchester and train with the squad given that they are yet to reach top form. 

“That is why we have to train, but now all my players are gone. The rest are injured so we cannot train. Now I have to wait.

“Di Maria and Rojo are coming back from Hong Kong. They are playing two friendly games. They are coming back with jetlag so I cannot train at once and then I have to wait.

“Then I have only two or three days before the game with West Bromwich Albion. That is my problem I know and we live in this football world. I was also a national coach but it is not so easy as everybody thinks.”

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