Football: Louis Van Gaal wants Manchester United job
Published on May 8, 2014 2:43 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Louis van Gaal said Wednesday he wants to be the new manager of Manchester United.
“I would love the job,” the Netherlands boss, speaking at the start of a three-day Dutch World Cup training camp, told the BBC. “I hope that I shall be the one,” added van Gaal, who also said United were the “biggest club in the world”.
The 62-year-old has long been the leading candidate to become the next full-time manager of the struggling English champions since United sacked David Moyes just months after he’d been unveiled as the chosen successor of retired former boss Alex Ferguson.
United, who have failed to qualify for next term’s Champions League, are currently under the caretaker charge of 40-year-old club great Ryan Giggs, still an active player.
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