Louis Van Gaal has lifted the lid on the speculation of his job under threat at Old Trafford by claiming that Manchester United will be the very last club that he will manage. Such an announcement has squashed any possibility of his job under fire.
There were suggestions that if Van Gaal can not take United to the top4 finish this season then he will be fired and names like Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola and Ryan Giggs were being talked up but the legendary Dutch manager has all the intention of seeing out his contract with Manchester United and call it a day on his managerial career.
Despite all the criticisms, Van Gaal has gone about his way preparing this United side in a way which has become famous for getting the result even when they are not playing well. United have come under fire for using the long-ball and back-pass tactics and were labeled as a “not attractive” team to watch.
All these remarks had little effect of Van Gaal as he maintained his stance of establishing a certain philosophy among United players and their playing style and that philosophy was indeed in full effect in the first half of the Spurs game when United played with flair, precision, solidity at the back and clinical finishing. The result stalked United’s claim of finishing in top4 and removed all the lingering doubts on Van Gaal’s future at the club.
Van Gaal follows Sir Alex Ferguson’s lead of retiring from club management at Manchester United. Sir Alex ended his managerial career after 2012-13 season and left the hot-seat for people like Louis Van Gaal to take forward. Van Gaal has come to Old Trafford after being in charge of Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Ajax and AZ Alkamar.
Former Holland International manager will take his United side to Anfield this Sunday hoping to continue United’s progression from Sir Alex Ferguson’s side to Louis Van Gaal’s team. The decision to quit from club management after his tenure at Old Trafford shows the confidence Van Gaal has in his philosophies and the trust which United owners have in the legendary Dutch manager.