Three things Man United fans should thank LVG for
Ex-Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal has retired from coaching after a 26-year career.
The Dutchman has been out of work since winning the FA Cup with United in 2016 and subsequently being sacked hours later for the incoming Jose Mourinho.
“I thought maybe I would stop, then I thought it would be a sabbatical, but now I do not think I will return to coaching,” Van Gaal told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.
The former Barcelona, Ajax and Bayern Munich boss had a glistening managerial career, but struggled at United and was often berated for his ‘boring’ style of football and ‘lack of success’ with the Red Devils.
What is ironic, however, is that United this season are no better off without the Dutchman at the helm; in fact they are worse off, currently sitting one place behind where they finished last season under Van Gaal.
Red Devils fans should not forget what Van Gaal did for their club. We take a look at three reasons why they should be grateful for his two year tenure…