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# LVG

All time
# the saviour
Ex-Man United boss van Gaal in talks with Dutch FA after Blind sacking
The 65-year-old could take up a senior role with the organisation.
# Depatures
Di Maria, Memphis and now Schweinsteiger - 6 of LVG's signings have left Man United
Jose Mourinho is slowly stamping his mark on Man United’s squad.
# Special One
Forlan backs Man Utd for title challenge under Mourinho
The former Red Devils striker feels no Champions League football this season will boost their Premier League chances.
# blind faith
Van Gaal didn't deserve to be sacked, says old pal Danny Blind
“I feel for him. He doesn’t deserve this.”
# Wembley
Five things we learnt from the FA Cup final
There was disappointment for Damien Delaney in London.
AS IT HAPPENED
Manchester United v Crystal Palace, FA Cup final
Palace and United went to extra time at Wembley.
# Stick or Twist?
Van Gaal admits future uncertain but insists title expectations unrealistic
The Dutch boss has had to defend his record once again.
# LVG
Van Gaal does not regret Rashford and Blind omissions
Although Anthony Martial and Matteo Darmian picked up injuries, Louis Van Gaal has no regrets over resting Marcus Rashford and Daley Blind.
# LVG
I'll be at Man Utd next season, says Van Gaal
‘Every week for six months I have been ‘sacked’, and yet I am still here.’
# ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK
Van Gaal accepts United must be more 'entertaining'
The Reds could only manage one goal against a doomed Aston Villa.
# New low
Friday's back pages all carry a similar theme as pressure builds on Louis van Gaal
Is time up for the beleaguered Dutch boss?
# LVG
'The best players don't play for Man Utd anymore' - Hargreaves defends Van Gaal after Midtjylland defeat
The club’s former midfielder says top stars now play for Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal and says the Red Devils need to think about what direction the club is going in.
# LVG
Blame the players, not Van Gaal - Rooney
The Manchester United believes he and his team-mates deserve criticism for the club’s poor form more than the beleaguered Dutchman
# oh lvg
Van Gaal: Woodward would tell me if he was speaking to Mourinho
The Dutchman is not losing sleep over his job security amid reports linking manager Jose Mourinho to Manchester United.
# LVG
Thierry Henry urges Manchester United to replace Van Gaal with Mourinho
Arsenal’s record goalscorer believes the former Chelsea boss ‘guarantees success’ and insists a change is required at Old Trafford this summer.
# united they stand
Van Go? United say Louis DIDN'T offer to quit after Southampton defeat
Van Gaal took training this morning after spending a few days in Holland for a family event.
# LVG
Under-pressure Man Utd boss Van Gaal admits he fears sacking
“I don’t want to finish my career with the club sacking me.”
# chirstmas cracker
Van Gaal admits Man Utd need a great Christmas to get title challenge back on track
The Old Trafford side have lost two on the bounce.
AS IT HAPPENED
Watford v Manchester United, Premier League
Can LVG’s side get the win they need to go top for a few hours at least?
# Puzzled
Van Gaal mystifed by Manchester United horror show
The Dutchman says he could not have anticipated his side’s dreadful start to their 3-0 loss at Arsenal.
# MUFC
Smalling: Man Utd have got a lot to learn… we were well and truly punished
The Red Devils were beaten by PSV on their return to the Champions League and the England international believes his side were made to pay for not taking their chances.
# language barrier
Van Gaal: 'You simply can't understand what Wayne Rooney says'
Well, that could be a problem.
# Trouble
Senior players confront Louis van Gaal over 'hardline' training techniques - reports
Reports this morning indicate all is not well in Old Trafford.
# DDG
'No issue between Van Gaal and De Gea'
The Manchester United playmaker is in no doubt that his Spain team-mate will be welcomed back into the fold, despite being frozen out so far this season.
# Pressure
Alan Shearer says United are dull and Van Gaal's 'time is up'
The former England captain believes the Red Devils head coach has had enough time to build his own team and criticised the Dutchman’s style of football
# Euro Vision
Pressure is all on Manchester United ahead of Champions League play-off, admits Van Gaal
The Dutchman says his side are not expecting an easy game despite being favourites to beat Club Brugge.
# Dave
De Gea does not want to play for Manchester United - Van Gaal
The Red Devils boss has revealed the Spaniard does not want to play against Aston Villa on Friday amid ongoing speculation of a move to Real Madrid.
# dutch master
Van Gaal reveals Man Utd formation: I'll play 4-3-3
After tinkering throughout his debut campaign in charge and further experiments during pre-season, the manager has now decided on his tactical approach.
# I AM ZLATAN
Ibrahimovic open to Man United move despite bad van Gaal relationship
The Swedish striker has a rocky history with the Dutchman, stretching back to their time together at Ajax.
# Late Night Louis
Everybody is talking about this Louis van Gaal speech today
“I have seen a lady who plays the saxophone fantastically – give her big applause!”
# LVG
United can be title contenders next season, says Van Gaal
The Dutch man just threw that three-year plan out the window.
# give it giggseh
How Van Gaal is grooming Giggs as his next Mourinho or Guardiola
The Manchester United legend is playing a key role in the club’s coaching staff and widely expected to replace the Dutch manager at the end of his contract in 2017.
# LVG
Manchester United tracking transfer targets since January, reveals Van Gaal
The Dutchman claims the club have targeted potential signings and are monitoring the progress of players who are out on loan this season.
# LVG
Van Gaal: Manchester United stars handled the pressure
The former Barcelona boss believes his team have adapted to his philosophy excellently in their strong recent run and singled out Ashley Young for special praise.
# dutch master
How Van Gaal's Manchester United revolution is FINALLY taking off
The 20-time champions were poor for much of the season but have turned it around with their last two performances as they march towards the Champions League.
# LVG
Van Gaal: Anfield win one of most important in my career
Louis van Gaal believes Sunday’s victory over Liverpool at Anfield is one of the most important wins of his career.
# Summer Sales
Manchester United will buy a midfielder this summer, declares Van Gaal
The Dutchman says it is imperative he signs someone to add balance to an attack that boasts the likes of Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao, Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.
# managing expectations
Van Gaal needs to play the United way or he'll lose the fans, says former Old Trafford boss
Tommy Docherty has urged the Dutchman to give the supporters what they want; attacking football.
# Defence
Wenger jumps to Van Gaal's defence over 'long ball' furore
He does suggest that LVG did not need to go ‘full Rafa’ however.
# Facts
LVG goes full Rafa as he unveils four pages of stats to combat Big Sam's 'long ball claims'
Facts!