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UK Back Pages: Louis van Gaal Refuses to Step Down at Manchester United

Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal sits in the dug out ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 23, 2016. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF

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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJanuary 29, 2016

Even with deadline day fast approaching as Premier League clubs scramble to make their final moves for the remainder of the season, Louis van Gaal is the talk of the town in England. 

Despite rumours surfacing that he offered to resign due to Manchester United's ho-hum form, the defiant Dutchman hit out at those reports on Thursday and claimed he'll never quit at Old Trafford. 

In the Telegraph, Van Gaal is fighting to the end: 

TELEGRAPH SPORT: LVG: I will fight to the end #tomorrowspaperstoday #MUFC pic.twitter.com/0odR9VZBf3

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 28, 2016

He "will never walk away" is the message relayed by the Express, along with the news that Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne will miss 10 weeks due to his knee injury: 

EXPRESS SPORT: I will never walk away #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/WsKHyQzoV6

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 28, 2016

It's a similar message conveyed in the Sun and the Daily Mail:

SIN SPORT: You gotta have faith #tomorrowspaperstoday #MUFC pic.twitter.com/Kh1SKNHFF1

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 28, 2016 

MAIL SPORT: LVG: I'll never quit #tomorrowspaperstoday #BBCPapers pic.twitter.com/4l1ElvDwkN

— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) January 28, 2016

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