It’s officially official. Finally.
Manchester United have announced on Monday afternoon that Louis van Gaal.
The news has been long in coming, but finally the 62-year-old coach, who is about to lead Holland in the World Cup finals, has agreed his deal with Old Trafford.
Manchester United have released a statement saying: “CONFIRMED: Louis van Gaal will become #mufc manager after the World Cup.”
It’s further been announced that Ryan Giggs has been appointed assistant manager.
Van Gaal joins Man United on a three-year contract and he has said: “To manage the biggest club in the world makes me very proud.”
On the club’s website the following comment was added:
Louis has managed at the top level of European football for over 20 years and in that time has won domestic titles and domestic cups in three countries, as well as the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Cup, an Intercontinental Cup, two UEFA Super Cups and domestic Super Cups in Holland and Germany.
Announcing the appointments, Ed Woodward said: “In Louis van Gaal, we have secured the services of one of the outstanding managers in the game today. He has achieved many things in his career to date and Old Trafford provides him with a fitting stage on which to write new chapters in the Manchester United story.