After weeks of rumors and speculation surrounding the coaching position of Manchester United it has been officially confirmed that Louis van Gaal is going to succeed David Moyes and turn things around for the Premier League club which just concluded a disastrous season with David Moyes.
“This club has big ambitions. I too have big ambitions. Together I’m sure we will make history. To work as a manager for Manchester United, the biggest club in the world makes me very proud. I have managed in games at Old Trafford before and know what an incredible arena Old Trafford is and how passionate and knowledgeable the fans are.” Van Gaal stated as he confirmed his appointment as the new manager of Manchester United.
Ryan Giggs will be his assistant manager as the veteran midfielder finished his extensive playing career which has seen the Welsh figure making over 800 appearances for Manchester United and even though he has finally decided to hang up his boots, he is going to remain being an influential persona for the Premier League club.
“I am thrilled to have the chance to serve as assistant manager. Louis van Gaal is a world-class coach and I know I will learn a lot about coaching from being able to observe and contribute at such close quarters.
“Manchester United has been a huge part of my life and I’m delighted to be able to continue that relationship in such a key role.”
Carlo Ancelotti, Jurgen Klopp and a number of other high profile managers were linked with the coaching position of Manchester United but it was Louis van Gaal who was appointed as the man to help restore the club to the top of the domestic and European scene.