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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Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Graeme Souness: 'Jose Mourinho wrong man for Manchester United'
Liverpool great Graeme Souness insists that Jose Mourinho 'is not right' for Manchester United and was only appointed because the club were rushed into action.
Jun 27, 15:27
Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs look on prior to during the FA Cup fourth-round match between Derby County and Manchester United at iPro Stadium on January 29, 2016
Ryan Giggs: 'Jose Mourinho did not make me an offer to stay'
Ryan Giggs says "there was no offer from Jose Mourinho" to stay on as Manchester United assistant last summer, but insists that it was always his intention to move on.
Jun 27, 14:04
Jonny Evans of Northern Ireland celebrates after the EURO 2016 Group F qualifier at Windsor Park on March 29, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Alex Ferguson 'shocked Manchester United sold Jonny Evans'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was surprised to see Jonny Evans join West Bromwich Albion in 2015, according to Michael O'Neill.
Jun 23, 13:23
Paul Pogba celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Gary Pallister: 'Rivals jealous of Manchester United'
Former Manchester United centre-back Gary Pallister says that "quite a few teams will be jealous" of the Red Devils' 2016-17 campaign.
Jun 22, 16:39
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel looks on prior the German first division football Bundesliga match Borussia Dortmund vs FC Schalke 04 on November 8, 2015, 2015
Thomas Tuchel, Frank de Boer in running for Southampton job?
Thomas Tuchel and Frank de Boer - formerly of Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan respectively - emerge as the early frontrunners for the managerial job at Southampton.
Jun 15, 09:14
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 "ready" for Manchester United role
Andreas Pereira says that he is "ready" to make an impression at Manchester United after a successful loan spell at Granada last season.
Jun 8, 16:26
Claude Puel watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Stoke City on May 21, 2017
Southampton 'still considering Claude Puel replacements'
Claude Puel's position as Southampton manager is still in the balance but a decision over his future is expected to be made in the coming days, according to a report.
Jun 6, 19:52
Manchester United's Jesse Lingard in action during the Community Shield match against Leicester City on August 7, 2016
Jesse Lingard: 'I'm learning under Jose Mourinho'
Midfielder Jesse Lingard says that he is continuing to learn under Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Jun 6, 16:25
Louis 'I'll be back' van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester United on May 7, 2016
Report: Southampton interested in former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is on the radar of Southampton, according to reports.
Jun 4, 10:34
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: 'No contact made with Middlesbrough, Sunderland'
Ryan Giggs insists that he is in no rush to return to coaching and will wait for the right job to come along, amid links to Middlesbrough and Sunderland.
Jun 2, 16:21
Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs look on prior to during the FA Cup fourth-round match between Derby County and Manchester United at iPro Stadium on January 29, 2016
Ryan Giggs 'not in running for Sunderland job'
A report claims that former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs is not being considered by Sunderland as a potential managerial option.
May 31, 15:58
Newport defender Regan Poole in action during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newport County at Molineux on August 11, 2015
Regan Poole: 'I will be patient at Manchester United'
Manchester United youngster Regan Poole insists that he is happy to wait for his chance at the club rather than looking for a permanent move elsewhere.
May 29, 13:26
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring in the Europa League match against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Marouane Fellaini: 'I would break my foot for Jose Mourinho'
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini claims that he would break his own foot for coach Jose Mourinho.
May 27, 10:59
Manchester United's Sergio Romero saves from Southampton's James Ward-Prowse during the Premier League match on May 17, 2017
Sergio Romero eyeing number one spot for Manchester United
Sergio Romero insists that he has the credentials to become Manchester United's number one goalkeeper for the 2017-18 campaign.
May 26, 18:55
Manchester United's Paul Pogba reacts after a missed opportunity against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Result: Manchester United beat Ajax to Europa League title
Manchester United win their first ever Europa League title and clinch Champions League qualification courtesy of a 2-0 win over Ajax at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.
May 24, 21:39
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
What Manchester United will gain by winning the Europa League
Manchester United will win the Europa League for the first time if they can beat Ajax, but there are far greater rewards on offer for the Premier League club.
May 24, 08:43
Daley Blind has a crouch during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke City on October 2, 2016
Daley Blind keen on long-term Manchester United stay
Manchester United defender Daley Blind suggests that he wants to stay at Old Trafford for the long-term despite rumours surrounding his future at the club.
May 21, 12:37
Marcus Rashford has a shot at goal during the Europa League game between Manchester United and Anderlecht on April 20, 2017
Marcus Rashford intends to "stay loyal" to Manchester United
Manchester United ace Marcus Rashford insists that one-club players are not a thing of the past, suggesting that he wants to remain at Old Trafford for the long term.
May 7, 19:53
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United will be better prepared for success'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes that his side will be better prepared to compete for "big things" next season.
Apr 28, 15:13
England's Michael Keane in the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on March 26, 2017
Jamie Carragher: 'Michael Keane should join Everton'
Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher says that Burnley centre-back Michael Keane should forget about re-joining Manchester United, and instead move to Everton.
Apr 24, 12:00
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Manchester United to offer new deal to midfielder Ander Herrera?
Manchester United are reportedly ready to offer a new contract to midfielder Ander Herrera as he continues to impress for the club this season.
Apr 19, 12:42
Jorge Sampaoli of Chile looks on during the international friendly match between Chile and Iraq at the Brondby Stadium on August 14, 2013
Jorge Sampaoli: 'Netherlands links nothing but speculation'
Jorge Sampaoli denies holding talks with the Dutch Football Association over the vacant Netherlands managerial position, reiterating that he is "happy" at Sevilla.
Apr 7, 20:14
Timothy Fosu-Mensah in action for Manchester United on September 29, 2016
Borussia Monchengladbach to move for Manchester United's Timothy Fosu-Mensah?
Borussia Monchengladbach are reportedly considering a move for Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
Apr 3, 10:12
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Darren Fletcher: 'Manchester United were wrong to sell Danny Welbeck'
Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher admits that it was a "sad day" when Louis van Gaal sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal in 2014.
Mar 30, 17:29
West Bromwich Albion captain Darren Fletcher in action during the Premier League match against Middlesbrough at The Hawthorns on August 28, 2016
Darren Fletcher: 'I regret leaving Manchester United'
West Bromwich Albion captain Darren Fletcher admits that he regrets leaving Manchester United, but says that he did so in search of more regular first-team football.
Mar 30, 17:21
Netherlands' coach Danny Blind reacts during the Euro 2016 qualifying fooball match Netherlands vs Czech Republic at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, October 13, 2015
Netherlands to take time over Danny Blind replacement
The Dutch FA insists that it will take its time over appointing a successor to former manager Danny Blind.
Mar 27, 19:51
Louis van Gaal is ready for his close-up during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Georginio Wijnaldum backs Louis van Gaal for Netherlands return
Netherlands and Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum backs former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal to return for a third stint in charge of the national team.
Mar 27, 19:40
Louis van Gaal waves goodbye after the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Louis van Gaal favourite for Netherlands job
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is the early favourite to take over the Netherlands national team for a third time.
Mar 27, 19:20
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Ronald Koeman 'not interested' in Netherlands job
Everton manager Ronald Koeman reportedly tells the Netherlands' FA that he is not interested in taking on the national side.
Mar 27, 16:51
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



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