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's English striker William Keane vies with Blackburn Rovers' Scottish defender Grant Hanley during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England
Hull City sign Will Keane from Manchester United
Hull City announce the signing of striker Will Keane from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.
18:08
Marcos Rojo of Manchester United in action on October 17, 2015
Report: Manchester United tell Marcos Rojo that he is not for sale
Manchester United reportedly inform Marcos Rojo that he will not be allowed to leave the club before the end of the transfer window on Wednesday.
Aug 29, 09:40
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Jose Mourinho accused of 'stealing shovel'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly steals a spade during an argument with builders working at Carrington.
Aug 28, 14:36
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.
Manchester United allow Andreas Pereira to move to La Liga
Manchester United allow midfielder Andreas Pereira to sign a season-long loan deal with Granada.
Aug 26, 15:40
A general view of the Stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Preview: Hull City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's clash between Hull City and Manchester United, both of whom have made perfect starts to the new Premier League season.
Aug 25, 14:19
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Man United's Bastian Schweinsteiger rules out joining another club in Europe
Bastian Schweinsteiger confirms that Manchester United will be the last club that he plays for in Europe.
Aug 24, 12:18
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,
Wolverhampton Wanderers sign Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Ola John
Wolverhampton Wanderers complete the loan signings of Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Ola John.
Aug 22, 13:18
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Friday night's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford.
Aug 17, 16:50
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015
Paul Parker unsure of Jose Mourinho appointment
Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker admits that he is sceptical of Jose Mourinho's management style.
Aug 16, 21:10
Matteo Darmian 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.
Napoli join Roma in chase for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian?
Napoli reportedly join Roma in the hunt for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian.
Aug 16, 10:30
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on September 26, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Manchester United's 3-1 win at Bournemouth, as the Red Devils kicked off life under Jose Mourinho in style.
Aug 14, 12:30
Manchester United's Interim manager Ryan Giggs thanks the fans after the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's stadium in in Southampton on May 11, 2014
Ryan Giggs keen to move into management to prove himself
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs says that "being an assistant was great", but is now hoping to become a manager in his own right.
Aug 14, 11:36
The eternally-outraged Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Louis van Gaal 'didn't want Paul Pogba at Manchester United'
A report claims that Louis van Gaal vetoed Manchester United's attempted move to sign France international Paul Pogba during his time in charge of Manchester United.
Aug 14, 10:52
David Moyes of Manchester United talks with Adnan Januzaj after victory in the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on October 5, 2013
David Moyes: 'Adnan Januzaj must stop blaming others'
Sunderland manager David Moyes tells new signing Adnan Januzaj that he "needs to stop blaming everyone else" as he bids to rebuild his career.
Aug 12, 23:42
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United need winning mentality'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that winning is more important than a team's style of play.
Aug 12, 22:47
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Adnan Januzaj joins Sunderland on loan
Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj completes a season-long loan move to Sunderland, reuniting with former boss David Moyes.
Aug 12, 13:01
 A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Goldsands Stadium on December 13, 2014
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Bournemouth and Manchester United at Dean Court.
Aug 11, 19:42
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj on verge of loan switch to Sunderland?
Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj is reportedly edging closer to a loan move to Sunderland.
Aug 10, 11:51
Paddy McNair of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Report: Manchester United offer Paddy McNair, Donald Love to Sunderland
Manchester United are reportedly looking to offload defensive duo Donald Love and Paddy McNair, with Sunderland said to be considering the offer.
Aug 8, 22:21
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Ryan Giggs rules out Wales job
Ryan Giggs dismisses speculation linking him with replacing Chris Coleman as manager of the Wales national side.
Aug 7, 23:20
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Jose Mourinho dedicates Community Shield victory to Louis van Gaal
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho dedicates his side's Community Shield win to his predecessor Louis van Gaal.
Aug 7, 19:29
A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-2 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Leicester City as Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads his side to the first trophy of the 2016-17 season.
Aug 7, 14:00
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea gestures during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Dynamo Kyiv at Stamford Bridge on November 4, 2015
Jose Mourinho aiming for title success in maiden campaign at Old Trafford
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to end his first season at Old Trafford as a Premier League title winner, but admits that he sometimes sets "risky objectives".
Aug 7, 13:10
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Jose Mourinho: 'I will change Manchester United mentality'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits that it will take time for his players to adapt to his style following a two-year spell under Louis van Gaal.
Aug 6, 16:03
Jose Mourinho, Manager of Chelsea makes a point during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Nani: 'Jose Mourinho will massively improve Manchester United'
Nani claims that he is "100%" confident Jose Mourinho will improve Manchester United in order to lift the club back among Europe's elite sides.
Aug 6, 11:27
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.
Morgan Schneiderlin: 'This is a big season for me at Manchester United'
Morgan Schneiderlin says that this season is an "important" one for his future at Manchester United amid rumours that Everton want to sign him.
Aug 1, 15:42
Daley Blind celebrates as he scores during the FA Cup fourth-round match between Derby County and Manchester United at iPro Stadium on January 29, 2016
Daley Blind "confident" of Manchester United stay
Daley Blind says that he is "confident" he will be part of Jose Mourinho's plans at Manchester United this season.
Aug 1, 14:52
Marouane Fellaini celebrates his goal during the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United on April 23, 2016
Sunderland's David Moyes confirms interest in Marouane Fellaini, Adnan Januzaj
Sunderland manager David Moyes confirms interest in Manchester United pair Marouane Fellaini and Adnan Januzaj.
Aug 1, 11:56
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Adnan Januzaj 'requests to leave Manchester United'
Adnan Januzaj reportedly requests to leave Old Trafford following a meeting with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Jul 30, 16:22
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
AC Milan interested in Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj?
AC Milan are reportedly considering a move for Manchester United attacker Adnan Januzaj.
Jul 30, 12:13
Louis van Gaal thinks about Michael Jackson's new song during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Manchester United on May 10, 2016
Daley Blind: 'Louis van Gaal treated unfairly'
Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind claims that former manager Louis van Gaal "did not deserve" all of the criticism levelled against him.
Jul 29, 16:39
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores their third goal during the Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park on January 12, 2016
Wayne Rooney: 'Manchester United can challenge on all fronts'
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says that Jose Mourinho has brought a winning mentality back to the club and expects to challenge on all fronts next season.
Jul 29, 12:09
Goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen of Netherlands looks on during the International Friendly match between Netherlands and Ghana at De Kuip on May 31, 2014
Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen 'wanted by two English clubs'
Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen is a transfer target for two unnamed Premier League clubs, according to a report.
Jul 27, 20:22
Daley Blind of the Netherlands (L) celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Brazil with teammate Bruno Martins Indi during the 2014 FIFA World Cup 3rd Place Playoff on July 12, 2014
Report: Everton eye Porto's Bruno Martins Indi
Porto centre-back Bruno Martins Indi is a summer transfer target for Everton, who are preparing to lose John Stones, according to a report.
Jul 24, 21:15
Retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 39, attends a press conference during a promotional trip in Singapore on March 22, 2014
Jose Mourinho respectful of any criticism from Manchester United legends
Jose Mourinho says that he will accept any criticism aimed in his direction by certain former players of Manchester United.
Jul 24, 16:54
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on September 26, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Jose Mourinho: 'Top-four finish not enough for Manchester United'
New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho vows to challenge for the Premier League title in his first season at Old Trafford.
Jul 24, 09:43
David De Gea answers a personal question during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on April 20, 2016
David de Gea hails "winner" Jose Mourinho
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea claims that new boss Jose Mourinho has already made a good impression on the players.
Jul 23, 13:35
David De Gea celebrates his side going ahead during the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United on April 23, 2016
David de Gea predicts successful campaign
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea backs his side to challenge for silverware during the 2016-17 campaign.
Jul 23, 12:54
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Jose Mourinho promises attacking football at Manchester United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects attacking football and goals galore from his side next season.
Jul 22, 21:45
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Wayne Rooney will remain Manchester United captain'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho confirms that Wayne Rooney will retain the captaincy for the 2016-17 season and leaps to the defence of the 30-year-old.
Jul 21, 23:02

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City33009369
2Chelsea33007259
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd33006159
4Everton32104227
5Hull City32014226
6Middlesbrough31203215
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs31203215
8Arsenal31116514
9Leicester CityLeicester31113304
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom31112204
11Liverpool311156-14
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham310235-23
13Burnley310224-23
14Swansea CitySwansea310224-23
15Southampton302124-22
16Sunderland301235-21
17Crystal Palace301213-21
18Watford301236-31
19Bournemouth301225-31
20Stoke CityStoke301226-41