Louis van Gaal has officially been the Manchester United manager for less than a week and football fans across the globe are already fascinated to see how his Red Devils team will shape up in 2014/15.
The Dutchman’s appointment signals a new era in Manchester United history and, with the likes of Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera joining the cause, supporters of the Premier League giants will be praying that the 62-year-old can drag the club back to the summit of English football.
It’s been a huge summer of change at Old Trafford. In addition to the change of management, we’ve seen long-serving defenders Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic depart for QPR and Inter Milan, respectively. Meanwhile the retirement of record appearance-maker Ryan Giggs also draws a line under the previous generation and signals the birth of a new era under Van Gaal.
After a disastrous campaign in 2013/14, many of United’s stars are fighting for their futures at the club. Here is a list of the top five:
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