It was of course a midweek to forget for Manchester United supporters as they saw their Champions League qualification hopes crash and burn out in Wolfsburg with the German side going through alongside PSV Eindhoven.
In a group that also contained CSKA Moscow, for a club the stature of United, they should’ve really been bossing that group despite Louis van Gaal’s claims that it was always going to be tough.
Now what lays in wait for the Red Devils is another unwanted spell in the inferior Europa League where United will now have to manage Thursday – Sunday game rotations for as long as they’re in the competition.
Although many argue that playing on Wednesday – Saturday rotations in the Champions League is exactly the same, shifting to the Thursday represents a change to the usual routine and the troubles this has caused teams on Sunday is well documented.
Having spent around £250 million on new acquisitions since arriving in the Old Trafford hotseat, this fact makes it all the more difficult to swallow for United fans whereby an entire generation aren’t used to these gross inconsistencies in the performances.
With this in mind, we’ve taken this moment to devise a list of the five biggest gripes Manchester United have with manager Louis van Gaal at the moment.
Click on the image below to reveal the five biggest gripes Manchester United fans have with Louis van Gaal.