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-Manchester United
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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
Dortmund's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) and Anderlecht's Anthony Vanden Borre vie for the ball during the second leg UEFA Champions League Group D football match on December 9, 2014
Borussia Dortmund consigned to losing Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Manchester United?
Borussia Dortmund target Wolfsburg midfielder Andre Schurrle as a replacement for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is said to be on the brink of joining Manchester United.
Jun 24, 13:58
RoShaun Williams appearing for Manchester United in an FA Cup Youth game in February 2015
Manchester United's RoShaun Williams hoping for first-team bow
Manchester United youngster RoShaun Williams vows to "work hard" in a bid to make his first-team debut for the Red Devils during the 2016-17 campaign.
Jun 23, 21:20
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
Paul Clement rejoins Carlo Ancelotti at Bayern Munich
Former Derby County boss Paul Clement is named as Carlo Ancelotti's assistant manager at Bayern Munich following previous spells together at Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid.
Jun 21, 14:06
The eternally-outraged Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
AC Milan consider Louis van Gaal for managerial role?
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reportedly emerges as a potential candidate for the managerial position at AC Milan.
Jun 20, 10:25
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Report: Jose Mourinho rules out Ryan Giggs staying Manchester United assistant
Jose Mourinho reportedly rules out keeping Ryan Giggs as assistant manager at Manchester United due to fears that the Welshman will try to take his job.
Jun 17, 09:52
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Bastian Schweinsteiger to hold talks with Jose Mourinho after Euro 2016
Germany boss Joachim Low says that Bastian Schweinsteiger will discuss his future with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho after Euro 2016.
Jun 15, 12:27
Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes warms up ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 11, 2015
Manchester United release former Barcelona, Spain goalkeeper Victor Valdes
Former Barcelona and Spain goalkeeper Victor Valdes is now a free agent after being released by Manchester United.
Jun 10, 20:31
David De Gea looks on during the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
David de Gea: 'Manchester United need coach like Jose Mourinho'
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea admits that the club needed a manager like Jose Mourinho to take over after two years of underachievement under Louis van Gaal.
Jun 10, 13:18
David De Gea flexes during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
Manchester United's David de Gea: 'I know nothing about Real Madrid interest'
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea says that he does not know if Real Madrid are interested in signing him this summer.
Jun 10, 12:16
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 provides Manchester United update
New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho provides an update on his progress at the club as he begins his pre-season preparations.
Jun 8, 19:57
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
Gordon McQueen: 'Ryan Giggs won't come back to Manchester United if he leaves'
Former Manchester United defender Gordon McQueen fears that Ryan Giggs will not return to the club in the future if he is allowed to leave this summer.
Jun 8, 15:15
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.
Ricardo Carvalho: 'Jose Mourinho can emulate Alex Ferguson'
Former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho expects Jose Mourinho to lift the Premier League title in his second season as Manchester United boss.
Jun 5, 11:31
United winger Nani in action against AIK on August 6, 2013
Nani backs Jose Mourinho to win titles at Manchester United
Nani is confident that Jose Mourinho will win titles with Manchester United.
Jun 4, 15:09
Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Mousa Dembele in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Timothy Fosu-Mensah praises Louis van Gaal impact at Manchester United
Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah praises the impact of Louis van Gaal during his time at Old Trafford.
Jun 4, 11:45
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 excited to work with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United
Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin says that French teammate Lassana Diarra has 'only good things to say' about new boss Jose Mourinho.
Jun 4, 11:15
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.
Paul Ince: 'Jose Mourinho is the right man for Manchester United'
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince believes that Jose Mourinho is the right man for the job at Old Trafford, but warns that there is no guarantee of success.
Jun 3, 19:10
David De Gea looks on during the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
David de Gea confirms desire to stay at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho
David de Gea confirms that he wants to stay at Manchester United to play under new boss Jose Mourinho, despite reports of a Real Madrid move.
Jun 3, 12:44
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
Anthony Martial would welcome Zlatan Ibrahimovic move to Manchester United
Anthony Martial is hopeful that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will join Manchester United this summer.
Jun 3, 12:26
Bordeaux midfielder Adam Ounas reacts during the Ligue 1 match between Bordeaux and Bastia on March 20, 2016
Manchester United step up Adam Ounas interest?
Bordeaux winger Adam Ounas reportedly remains a transfer target of Manchester United, despite the recent change in management at Old Trafford.
Jun 2, 19:39
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Club legend Ryan Giggs opts to quit Manchester United?
A number of reports claim that Ryan Giggs will reject the opportunity to remain at Manchester United following Jose Mourinho's arrival.
Jun 2, 18:10
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho surveys the scene ahead of the game with Man City on August 16, 2015
Damien Duff: 'Jose Mourinho could sell up to eight Manchester United players'
Jose Mourinho could sell eight Manchester United players during the summer transfer window, according to former Chelsea winger Damien Duff.
Jun 2, 11:18
Manager Jose Mourinho of Chelsea on the bench prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on December 5, 2015 in London, England.
Ray Wilkins: 'Jose Mourinho must change style at Manchester United'
Former Manchester United player Ray Wilkins believes that new manager Jose Mourinho will need to switch to a more attacking style than he showed at Chelsea next season.
Jun 1, 20:27
Wayne Rooney warms up prior to the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Wayne Rooney expects "exciting times" under new Man United boss Jose Mourinho
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says that new manager Jose Mourinho will bring "exciting times" to Old Trafford.
Jun 1, 14:45
Daley Blind of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Report: Barcelona interested in signing Manchester United's Daley Blind
Barcelona are reportedly keen on signing Manchester United's Daley Blind this summer.
Jun 1, 14:20
Monchi pictured on July 9, 2015
Manchester United to poach Sevilla sporting director Monchi?
Manchester United are reportedly looking at a move for Sevilla sporting director Monchi this summer.
May 31, 20:45
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 vows not to play mind games with Pep Guardiola
New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that he will not focus on a rivalry with incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
May 31, 17:18
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 "keen" to work with Jose Mourinho, despite reports of exit
Daley Blind insists that he is "keen" to work under new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, despite reports that the Dutchman could be sold this summer.
May 31, 13:46
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.
Memphis Depay vows to prove worth to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho
Memphis Depay insists that his form will return next season under new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
May 31, 12:51
Juan Mata wanders back to the dressing room during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Report: Juan Mata, Daley Blind can leave Manchester United
A report claims that Juan Mata and Daley Blind have been put up for sale by new Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.
May 31, 09:10
John Terry applauds as he leaves the pitch during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on February 13, 2016
Chelsea captain John Terry: 'Jose Mourinho will be great for Manchester United'
Chelsea captain John Terry backs Jose Mourinho to succeed as Manchester United manager.
May 30, 11:00
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
Frank Lampard backs Jose Mourinho for big success at Old Trafford
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard believes that Jose Mourinho is the perfect man to guide Manchester United back to the glory days of the past.
May 29, 12:56
Louis 'Dangerous Woman' van Gaal arrives for the second half of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton on April 3, 2016
Louis van Gaal 'feels betrayed by Manchester United sacking'
A report claims that former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is furious at the way he was replaced by Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.
May 29, 10:16
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.
Andy Cole: 'Jose Mourinho has something to prove at Manchester United'
Andy Cole says that new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has "something to prove" at Old Trafford following his sacking from Chelsea in December.
May 27, 19:17
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: 'Manchester United fans must forget past three years'
Jose Mourinho promises supporters that he is the right man to bring success back to Manchester United and end three years of disappointment at Old Trafford.
May 27, 12:41
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.
Is Jose Mourinho the right man for Manchester United?
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at whether Jose Mourinho is the right man to take over as the new Manchester United manager.
May 27, 12:12
Retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 39, attends a press conference during a promotional trip in Singapore on March 22, 2014
Paul Scholes welcomes Jose Mourinho to Manchester United
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes jokes that Jose Mourinho has now joined "a proper football club" by making the move to Old Trafford.
May 27, 10:52
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Manchester United confirm Jose Mourinho as new boss
Manchester United confirm the appointment of Jose Mourinho as the club's new manager on an initial three-year contract.
May 27, 09:38
Bafetimbi Gomis of Swansea City and John O'Shea of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light on August 22, 2015 in Sunderland
John O'Shea backs Jose Mourinho for Manchester United
Manchester United and Jose Mourinho "should be a good combination", according to former Red Devils defender John O'Shea.
May 26, 14:48
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 'expects to sign Manchester United contract by Friday'
Jose Mourinho reportedly expects to sign a contract confirming him as Manchester United's new manager by Friday.
May 25, 22:57

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