Louis van Gaal got the Dutch era at Manchester United off to the perfect start on Wednesday night. His team beat LA Galaxy 7-0 in the Chevrolet Cup on its USA tour.
And as United continue their travels, the future and destinations of Mexico's Javier Hernandez and the Netherlands' Jordy Clasie remain hotly debated.
Here is the latest news surrounding both talents.
After joining United back in 2010, it seems ever more likely that Chicharito will be leaving Old Trafford before the end of the transfer window.
Vidic said to the Italian newspaper, "My former teammate Hernandez to Inter? These are matters for the club’s management, but it is clear that Chicharito could go to any club and he would be welcomed with open arms."
But Felipe Monforte of Marca reports that ESPN's Jorge Ramos believes the Little Pea could be on his way to the La Liga champions, who are looking to rebuild their forward line after the departure of Diego Costa to Chelsea.
Ramos said, "It's not a done deal, but there's a strong chance of him ending up at Atletico de Madrid."
The 26-year-old suffered under David Moyes in what was a season to forget for player and club.
Hernandez also lost his place in the starting line-up for his country at the World Cup, and he only played a supporting role from the bench after being Mexico's main protagonist the past four years.
He would surely favour a move away now and welcome the opportunity to kick-start his career at either Inter or Atletico.
However, Van Gaal insists he will give Chicharito an opportunity under his new regime. The manager said the following, as per the club's official website: "I have to see if he performs how I want. Now I can only see what he has showed under the guidance of another coach. He will arrive this evening and I will meet him, we will train and after that he will perform in a match and then I can say something about that."
Chicharito promised much in a United shirt during the Sir Alex Ferguson years but has flattered to deceive recently. He is without doubt a predatory striker, but his all-round game is very average. He consistently is caught offside, and despite a good work rate, he contributes little to the buildup play of the team.
A move to La Liga or Serie A would suit the player perfectly. He is good enough to penetrate Inter's side, and with Costa leaving Atletico, Chicharito would provide goals for the Madrid team.
But with Rooney and RvP in front of him at United, and Danny Welbeck's versatility across the attack, it is unlikely he will be able to force his way into the Red Devils' first team unless any of the strikers are injured.
Talented Dutch midfielder Clasie could be on his way to English football, but it will not be with Manchester United as previously touted.
Football writer and analyst Matthew Doyle complimented Clasie during the tournament in Brazil, tweeting that the player should have started more games for the Netherlands:
Not that he really has anything to do with the scoreline, but Clasie should have been starting all tourney for #NED. Love his game.— Matthew Doyle (@MLSAnalyst) July 12, 2014
According to Crook, Koeman sees Clasie as a replacement for Morgan Schneiderlin should Koeman lose the Frenchman. Bleacher Report's Elko Born also commented about other clubs that are interested in Clasie:
VI reports that Lazio, FC Porto and Southampton have expressed interest in Jordy Clasie. Feyenoord want at least €8 million.— Elko Born (@Elko_B) July 23, 2014
Clasie is a promising player, and he could thrive in LvG's environment at United.
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But a move to a club like Southampton may be more suited to him as he develops fully and experiences the pace of the Premier League.
The player's talent is not in doubt, but United need to add a world-class midfielder and defender to their ranks, and Clasie does not fit the bill currently. A strong season with Southampton would do him good, and Koeman would be a strong mentor for a player who could hit the heights of world football one day.
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