Louis van Gaal has admitted that his Manchester United players are struggling to adapt to the new tactical demands being placed upon them.
The Red Devils have just one win to their name this season after five gentle opening fixtures in the Premier League.
Last weekend saw LVG’s side beaten 5-3 by newly promoted Leicester, calling his attacking game plan into question given that they twice led the Foxes by two goals.
The start to the season has been the worst in United’s illustrious league history, and Van Gaal believes that much of this is down to the complexity of the instructions he gives to his side:
“We give [the players] a lot of information,” he told BBC Sport.
“There shall be a moment in the season that this information is not too much. At this moment maybe it is too much.”
LVG went on to call for patience from United’s fans, who are, naturally, growing frustrated with the list of disappointing results:
“You have to work out that information,
“It’s very difficult because we are starting with a new team and a new relationship between players so that’s why it needs time.”
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