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domingo, 11 de septiembre de 2016

Louis van Gaal in crowd watching US Open women's final on same day that Manchester United lost the derby

Louis van Gaal in crowd watching US Open women's final on same day that Manchester United lost the derby

  • Louis van Gaal opted for tennis over watching his former side against City
  • The Dutchman was relieved of his duties as Manchester United boss in May
  • Van Gaal lost one derby from four during his time in charge at Old Trafford
The 65-year-old was relieved from his duties by the Red Devils in May despite winning the FA Cup, with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho taking his place.
He may have wished the players well in his departing statement but Van Gaal clearly fancied watching Angelique Kerber face Karolina Pliskova instead of Wayne Rooney and Co.
Louis van Gaal was spotted in the crowd at the women's US Open final
Louis van Gaal was spotted in the crowd at the women's US Open final
The former Manchester United manager was sat next to his wife Truus, right
The former Manchester United manager was sat next to his wife Truus, right
During his time in charge of the Red Devils, Van Gaal only lost once against bitter rivals City in four games, drawing two and winning the other. 
Eighteen-year-old Marcus Rashford was the derby day decider when the two teams met in March, scoring a brilliant solo goal after bursting onto the scene a month earlier.  
Marcus Rashford scored the winning goal when the two teams met back in March
Marcus Rashford scored the winning goal when the two teams met back in March
It's still unclear whether the Dutchman will be pursuing another job in football, having confirmed to his wife that the United job would be his last.
He had originally intended to retire at 55 and is adamant that he will not be working when he turns 66 in August 2017.
'I will give it up,' the United manager told reporters in 2015. 'I promised that to my wife. We have not many years together any more. That is the reason.


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