Louis van Gaal

Born: August 8, 1951 (age 65)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Career History
Managerial1986-1988AZ (assistant)
1988-1991Ajax (assistant)
1991-1997Ajax
1997-2000Barcelona
2000-2002Netherlands
2002-2004Barcelona
2005-2009AZ
2009-2011Bayern Munich
2012-2014Netherlands
2014-2016Manchester United
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Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'Bastian Schweinsteiger has plenty left to offer'
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes that Bastian Schweinsteiger has "plenty left" to offer despite the club letting him leave for the MLS.
Mar 22, 13:44
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's EFL Cup final with Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'I want a minimum of three years at Manchester United'
Jose Mourinho is hoping to stay at Manchester United for "a minimum of three years", as long as he is wanted, in order to provide stability to the club.
Mar 19, 09:27
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's EFL Cup final with Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho would not have sold Manchester United trio
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho opens up about the players he would have kept at Old Trafford.
Mar 16, 21:41
Andreas Pereira of Manchester United in action during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Andreas Pereira 'unsure' of Manchester United future
Manchester United attacker Andreas Pereira admits that he is 'unsure' whether he will form part of Jose Mourinho's first-team squad next season.
Mar 14, 15:30
Gary Neville in action for Manchester United on January 11, 2009.
Gary Neville pleased with Manchester United progress
Manchester United are heading in the right direction under Jose Mourinho, insists former Red Devils captain Gary Neville.
Mar 13, 10:34
Kevin Strootman in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Report: Manchester United want Kevin Strootman
A report claims that Manchester United want to sign Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman at the end of the season.
Mar 6, 14:22
Luke Shaw of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Tottenham Hotspur 'to move for Luke Shaw'
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly preparing a bid for Manchester United's out-of-favour left-back Luke Shaw this summer.
Mar 2, 09:12
Phil Jones of Manchester United on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Phil Jones: 'Jose Mourinho has boosted confidence of all Manchester United players'
Manchester United defender Phil Jones says that Jose Mourinho has given all the players - including those who were frozen out last season - "a lot of confidence".
Mar 1, 20:56
Long-limbed Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring lors de la finale de la Coupe de la Ligue entre Lille et PSG le 23 Avril, 2016
Paris Saint-Germain 'tried to offload Angel di Maria'
Angel di Maria reportedly blasts "disrespectful" Paris Saint-Germain over rumoured attempts to sell the winger during the January transfer window.
Feb 26, 14:33
Daley Blind has a crouch during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke City on October 2, 2016
Daley Blind 'facing Manchester United exit'
A report claims that Manchester United will allow Daley Blind to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season.
Feb 22, 13:53
Phil Jones of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Phil Jones considered leaving Manchester United before Jose Mourinho arrived
Manchester United defender Phil Jones thanks Jose Mourinho for giving him the confidence to remain at Old Trafford, having found life tough under ex-boss Louis van Gaal.
Feb 9, 15:14
Jose Mourinho watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho 'to discuss one-year extension'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will reportedly discuss extending his contract with the side at the end of the season.
Feb 9, 09:10
Jose Mourinho watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'I rejected big-money offer from China'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals that he turned down a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.
Jan 30, 12:49
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 20, 2016
Top four betting tips for January transfer window
Sports Mole looks at some of the hottest betting tips in January as we head into the final week of the transfer window.
Jan 26, 09:22
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Wayne Rooney reiterates management plans
England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney reiterates that he wants to form a career in management once he has retired as a player.
Jan 25, 14:19
Jose Mourinho points during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and Reading on January 7, 2017
Preview: Hull City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the EFL Cup semi-final second leg between Hull City and Manchester United at the KCOM Stadium.
Jan 25, 11:42
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'Jose Mourinho is doing a great job'
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes that the club are moving in the right direction under Jose Mourinho.
Jan 24, 22:19
Memphis Depay of Manchester United celebrates his team's 3-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Lyon announce Memphis Depay capture
Lyon announce that they have signed Memphis Depay from Manchester United.
Jan 20, 12:34
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a shot during his side's Premier League clash with Stoke City at Old Trafford on October 2, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and Manchester United at the bet365 Stadium.
Jan 20, 12:22
Memphis Depay of Manchester United celebrates his team's 3-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Lyon confirm "agreement in principle" to sign Mephis Depay
Manchester United winger Memphis Depay is close to finalising a switch to Lyon, the french club's president Jean-Michel Aulas confirms.
Jan 18, 21:34
Louis 'I'll be back' van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester United on May 7, 2016
Ex-Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal: 'It is not true that I have retired'
Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal insists that he has not retired from management, despite recently suggesting that he had.
Jan 18, 11:07
Louis van Gaal waves goodbye after the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal hints at retirement
Former Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Louis van Gaal suggests that he has retired from coaching.
Jan 16, 21:47
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Morgan Schneiderlin thankful to Jose Mourinho after Manchester United exit
Morgan Schneiderlin acknowledges that swapping Manchester United for Everton was a big decision to make, but is happy to have been given the chance to move on.
Jan 14, 16:26
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Everton complete Morgan Schneiderlin deal
Everton complete the signing of French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin from Manchester United on a contract until June 2021.
Jan 12, 17:08
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin 'having medical ahead of Everton switch'
Morgan Schneiderlin reportedly undergoes a medical at Everton ahead of a £22m move from Manchester United.
Jan 11, 12:47
Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Lyon 'interested in Manchester United winger Memphis Depay'
Lyon reportedly enter the race to sign out-of-favour Manchester United winger Memphis Depay during the January transfer window.
Jan 10, 21:37
Manchester United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson walks on the pitch during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 7,
Manchester United recall Cameron Borthwick-Jackson from Wolverhampton Wanderers
Manchester United recall full-back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson from his loan spell at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jan 10, 15:48
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin 'to undergo Everton medical today'
Morgan Schneiderlin is reportedly due to have a medical later today ahead of a transfer from Manchester United to Everton.
Jan 6, 12:44
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Report: Jose Mourinho wants Michael Carrick to receive new Manchester United deal
Jose Mourinho is ready to offer Michael Carrick a new Manchester United contract and has spoken to the club's board about the request, according to a report.
Jan 5, 21:43
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Everton manager Ronald Koeman: Barcelona links "not important"
Ronald Koeman insists that he is focused on his current project at Everton and is not thinking about talk linking him with the Barcelona job.
Jan 5, 17:07
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho hails Manchester United supporters
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho lavishes praise on his club's supporters for backing the team through thick and thin.
Jan 4, 17:58
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Bayern Munich appoint new assistant as Paul Clement closes in on Swansea City
Bayern Munich appoint Hermann Gerland as their new assistant following the departure of Paul Clement, who is expected to be confirmed as Swansea City boss on Tuesday.
Jan 3, 11:50
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Barcelona 'make contact with Everton boss Ronald Koeman'
A report claims that Everton manager Ronald Koeman has been made Barcelona's top target to replace Luis Enrique next summer should the Spaniard step aside.
Jan 3, 10:48
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Easy to settle at Manchester United'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he found it "easy" to settle at the club despite battling with FA charges and indifferent form.
Dec 24, 14:26
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
West Bromwich Albion 'launch £18m Morgan Schneiderlin bid'
West Bromwich Albion reportedly launch an £18m move for Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.
Dec 22, 10:07
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'I would sign new Manchester United deal'
Jose Mourinho reveals that he would not think twice about signing a new contract with Manchester United.
Dec 21, 16:54
Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Manchester United 'slash Memphis Depay asking price'
Manchester United reportedly slash their asking price for out-of-favour winger Memphis Depay as they look to offload the Everton target in January.
Dec 20, 15:58
Louis van Gaal waves goodbye after the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Louis van Gaal in frame to take over as Paris Saint-Germain boss?
Paris Saint-Germain want Louis van Gaal - out of work since being sacked by Manchester United earlier this year - to take over as their new manager, a report claims.
Dec 19, 13:47
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Report: Inter Milan want Morgan Schneiderlin
A report claims that Inter Milan will battle Everton for the signature of Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin in the January transfer window.
Dec 16, 18:49
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes receives treatment after picking up a cut to his leg during the Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka: 'Victor Valdes improving a lot for Middlesbrough'
Aitor Karanka praises the improvement that former Manchester United and Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has made since joining Middlesbrough in the summer.
Dec 13, 18:27



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2Tottenham HotspurSpurs28178355213459
3Manchester CityMan City28176554302457
4Liverpool29168561362556
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd271410342231952
6Arsenal27155756342250
7Everton29148751302150
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom29127103938143
9Stoke CityStoke2999113342-936
10Southampton2796123336-333
11Bournemouth2996144254-1233
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2996144052-1233
13Burnley2995153142-1132
14Watford2887133348-1531
15Leicester CityLeicester2886143347-1430
16Crystal Palace2884163646-1028
17Swansea CitySwansea2983183663-2727
18Hull City2966172658-3224
19Middlesbrough28410142033-1322
20Sunderland2855182450-2620