Manchester United Transfer: Van Gaal To Stay As Boss

AMSTERDAM – Louis van Gaal is set to stay at Manchester United for another season, this is according to Dutch paper De Telegraaf.

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AMSTERDAM – Louis van Gaal is set to stay at Manchester United for another season, this is according to Dutch paper De Telegraaf.

The paper is reporting that Van Gaal had received assurance over his future at Old Trafford and will be handed “100 million euros” to spend in the summer transfer window, despite numerous speculations about Jose Mourinho being lined up to replace the Dutchman at the end of the season.

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Manchester United have been very inconsistent this season under Van Gaal and are sitting outside of the top four places in the race for Champions League football.

Injuries have played its part in the stop-and-go campaign for the Red Devils, but the club’s fans have not been impressed with the style of play Van Gaal had been implementing even when the top players were around.

It was widely reported that the 64-year-old would step down at the end of the season, which had pleased several section at Old Trafford who wanted to see a change.

That’s not the Manchester United way of doing things, though.

Apparently there is a change in fortune and the United bosses are still banking on keeping the former Barcelona manager for another stint, which means he is set to complete his three-year contract.

The paper also cited that Everton forward Romelu Lukaku is at the top of the Red Devils’ shopping list

Meanwhile, Gabriele Marcotti, an England-based Italian sports journalist, who contributes to media outlets such as The Times, ESPN, Corriere hello Sport and Sunday Herald, have reserved feelings about the story, especially since Van Gaal used to be a columnist for the paper.

He Tweeted: “No idea if that Telegraaf/LvG staying story is true. But pretty sure it was written with LvG’s blessing.”

Since taking over from David Moyes, Van Gaal has already spent some £250m in the transfer market in less than two-years.

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