Louis van Gaal

Born: August 8, 1951 (age 64)

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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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.
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
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho surveys the scene at Goodison Park ahead of his side's match with Everton on September 12, 2015
David Beckham: Jose Mourinho appointment "great move"
David Beckham describes Jose Mourinho's appointment as Manchester United manager as "a great move".
Jul 21, 09:52
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney: "It's a big season for us"
Wayne Rooney says that he is "excited" for a "big season" at Manchester United following the appointment of new manager Jose Mourinho.
Jul 20, 10:13
Joe Riley and Andre Romer in action during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Manchester United youngster Joe Riley 'labels tour exclusion a shambles'
Manchester United youngster Joe Riley appears to label his exclusion from the club's summer tour of China as a "shambles".
Jul 19, 21:49
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on December 5, 2015 in London, England.
Jose Mourinho 'unhappy with Stamford Bridge return date'
Jose Mourinho is to challenge the decision to stage Manchester United's fixture against Chelsea on October 23 - 72 hours after a potentially key Europa League match.
Jul 19, 09:43
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 eager to make impression at Manchester United
Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira admits that he is keen to impress new boss Jose Mourinho after failing to make an impact under Louis van Gaal.
Jul 18, 14:42
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Claudio Ranieri: 'Jose Mourinho can become new Sir Alex Ferguson at Man United'
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri backs Jose Mourinho to become the "new" Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
Jul 18, 09:58
Adnan Januzaj in action during the game between Manchester United and Southampton on January 23, 2016
Report: Adnan Januzaj part of Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford plans
A report claims that Adnan Januzaj is unlikely to be sent back out on loan this coming season as he is a part of Jose Mourinho's plans at Manchester United.
Jul 17, 14:23
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.
Rio Ferdinand backs Jose Mourinho for instant success
Rio Ferdinand fancies Manchester United's chances of returning back to the top of the English game next season once Jose Mourinho settles into his new surroundings.
Jul 16, 22:03
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho is pictured before the start of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Chelsea at The Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, east London on October 24, 2015
Jose Mourinho "very happy" with Wigan Athletic win
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reveals his delight after watching his team record a 2-0 victory over Wigan Athletic in Saturday's pre-season friendly.
Jul 16, 17:26
Black widow Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Belgian FA: 'We would consider Louis van Gaal for national team role'
Louis van Gaal would be "evaluated" for the role as national team manager should he apply for the job, says Belgian FA president Francois De Keersemacker.
Jul 16, 10:14
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.
Luke Shaw 'to make Manchester United return this weekend'
Luke Shaw is expected to make his Manchester United return this weekend against Wigan Athletic following a 10-month spell on the sidelines with a broken leg.
Jul 13, 22:27
Lazio's midfielder from Brazil Felipe Anderson celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Lazio at the Olympic stadium on January 11, 2015
Chelsea to make move for Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson?
Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson after it was suggested that the Italian side would sell the Brazilian for the right price.
Jul 12, 12:14
Wayne Rooney warms up prior to the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Wayne Rooney "excited" to work with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United
Captain Wayne Rooney admits that he is "excited" to start working with new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Jul 12, 11:59
Jose Mourinho talks to Rui Faria during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on August 16, 2015
Rui Faria confirmed as Jose Mourinho's assistant at Manchester United
Manchester United confirm that Rui Faria will be Jose Mourinho's assistant manager at Old Trafford.
Jul 7, 18:50
A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
Craig Pawson to referee Community Shield
The FA confirms that Craig Pawson will referee the Community Shield match between Premier League champions Leicester City and FA Cup winners Manchester United.
Jul 7, 14:57
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Man United boss Jose Mourinho: 'I have never hidden behind words or philosophies'
New Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that he wants to win "everything", but will not 'hide behind words or philosophies'.
Jul 5, 12:29
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on December 5, 2015 in London, England.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho defends record with youth players
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rejects suggestions that he does not bring through enough youth players at clubs that he has worked at.
Jul 5, 12:16
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
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Wayne Rooney will not play in midfield'
Jose Mourinho claims that Wayne Rooney will not play as a midfielder during his regime as Manchester United manager.
Jul 5, 12:02
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'It is not my fault that Ryan Giggs has left Manchester United'
Jose Mourinho says that is it not his "fault" that Ryan Giggs has left Manchester United.
Jul 5, 11:51
Dortmund's defender Matthias Ginter (L) and his teammate Dortmund's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (R) celebrate after the first goal for Dortmund during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Ingolstadt 04 vs Borussia Dortmund, on
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'We have three new players, we need four'
Jose Mourinho all but confirms Henrikh Mkhitaryan's arrival at Manchester United and reveals that they are working to sign a fourth player.
Jul 5, 11:35
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Jose Mourinho takes swipe at Arsene Wenger's title-winning drought
New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho takes a swipe at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger over the Frenchman's Premier League title-winning drought.
Jul 5, 11:22
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Jose Mourinho: 'Being Manchester United manager is not dream job, it's reality'
Jose Mourinho says that becoming Manchester United manager is 'not a dream job, it is reality'.
Jul 5, 11:07
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 ends 29-year association with Manchester United
Manchester United confirm that Ryan Giggs has resigned as assistant manager and will leave Old Trafford, putting an end to his 29-year association with the club.
Jul 2, 14:34
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jose Mourinho attend an Inter Milan training session on July 21, 2009.
Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic needs no introduction'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho describes new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic as "one of the best strikers in the world" and says that he needs no introduction.
Jul 1, 18:40
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
Jose Fonte: 'Manchester United will regret Renato Sanches gaffe'
Portugal defender Jose Fonte says that Manchester United will 'regret' missing out on Renato Sanches, who swapped Benfica for Bayern Munich before Euro 2016.
Jul 1, 16:02
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 decides to leave Manchester United?
Ryan Giggs reportedly decides to end his 29-year stay with Manchester United after turning down a reduced coaching role at Old Trafford.
Jul 1, 12:34
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 'rejects Manchester United's offer of reduced coaching role'
Ryan Giggs reportedly turns down Manchester United's offer of a reduced coaching role in Jose Mourinho's backroom team.
Jun 30, 09:44
Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Memphis Depay to Liverpool odds slashed
The odds on Manchester United winger Memphis Depay making a shock move to Liverpool this summer are slashed by bookies to 7/4.
Jun 29, 16:33
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 'to hold talks with Jose Mourinho over Manchester United future'
Talks between Jose Mourinho and Ryan Giggs over the Welshman's Old Trafford future are planned for next week, according to a report.
Jun 26, 10:10

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