Chronicling Louis van Gaal’s wacky debut season at Man United
Louis van Gaal has been a gift to the Premier League this season. From his refreshing hatred of the technical area to an impressive ability to find untried positions for Wayne Rooney, there can be little doubt of the joys the Dutchman brings to the top flight.
Better than anything else he offers, though, comes in pre and post match dealings with the press.
After losing 3-0 to Everton at Goodison Park the Iron Tulip offered this as his left-field reasoning for the slip up:
“I had already the feeling (of defeat) and my colleagues Ryan Giggs and Albert Stuivenberg had the feeling because the warm up was not so good as usual.”
It was just the latest amusing episode from the former Barcelona boss in a season full of them. Here’s a handpicked selection:
The West Ham dossier
Sam Allardyce labelled the Red Devils “Long Ball United” after a 1-1 draw with West Ham, LVG took exception, going to great lengths to disprove his opposite number:
Queens Park Raisins
A compilation of the rest
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