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Manchester United Sack Manager, Van Gaal

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[caption id="attachment_8594" align="alignnone" width="680"]Louis van Gaal [/caption]

Manchester United has fired manager, Louis Van Gaal just after two-years in charge.

The 64-year-old arrived at United’s Carrington training ground on Monday morning and was soon joined by League Managers Association (LMA) lawyer Paul Gilroy QC, an employment barrister who previously represented former coach David Moyes.

Former Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho is set to replace Van Gaal this week despite the Dutchman winning the FA Cup on Saturday.

Mourinho’s is expected to meet with senior United officials on Tuesday to confirm the 53-year-old Portuguese appointment

Despite conceeding the joint fewest goals in the league – 35 – along with Tottenham, Manchester United finished with a negative goal difference away from home for the second consecutive season.

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Van Gaal arrived at Old Trafford two-years ago after steering the Netherlands to the 2014 World Cup semi-finals.