Report: Manchester United meet with Louis van Gaal

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal speaks to members of the media after the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013
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Manchester United have reportedly spoken to Louis van Gaal about the possibility of replacing David Moyes in the summer.

Manchester United's representatives has reportedly met with Louis van Gaal to discuss the possibility of the Dutch coach replacing David Moyes.

Van Gaal is currently manager of the Netherlands national team but will be leaving his post after the World Cup.

According to The Mirror, United have held preliminary talks with the former Barcelona boss as pressure grows on Moyes.

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly been talking to Van Gaal for a while now, and the Dutchman's stalling could be down to developments with United.

United have endured a disappointing season under Moyes and are currently seventh in the Premier League with five games to go.

Van Gaal has had success at Ajax as well as Barca in the past, and it is thought that his relationship with Robin van Persie could also aid his chances of replacing Moyes.

Manchester United's Scottish manager David Moyes gives instructions to Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie during the UEFA Champions League football match against Shakhtar on December 10, 2013
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