Will van Gaal stay or Will van Gaal go? There really isn’t another way to phrase the question that is on all Manchester United fan’s lips without sounding oddly like 70’s punk rockers The Clash; so I apologise.
However the saga as to whether to dutchman will remain at Old Trafford seems no closer to coming to an end, with speculation over his future as rife as ever following United’s defeat to West Ham United last night.
The 3-2 defeat – in what was the final ever game at the Boleyn Ground – leaves United in 5th place with their chances of Champions League football no longer in their hands.
Noisy neighbours City need only a point at Swansea in their final game of the season to end The Red Devil’s hopes of a coveted a 4th place finish, and would condemn Louis van Gaal’s side to Europa League football once again.
While an FA Cup final victory at Wembley against unlikely finalists Crystal Palace on the 21st May may salvage the former Barcelona man’s season, many are saying the loss last night has all but sealed LVG’s fate.
With Jose Mourinho the odds on favourite to succeed the Dutchman – who has one year left on his contract – at Old Trafford, a number of high profile names are also in the offing as United look to return to their days of former glory.
Fans at the Transfer Tavern have asked the Landlord just who he think’s would be the right man for the job next season……
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