English Premiership

LVG the right man for United job

2015-04-17 17:00
Edwin van der Sar (File)

Cape Town - Former United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar says fellow-Dutchman Louis van Gaal was the right man to bring the glory days back to Old Trafford.

Van der Sar, who won four titles at Old Trafford, said his old club would be in serious contention to lift the Premier League trophy next season, even if it was likely to prove just beyond their grasp this term.

"With a little bit of luck, they could have done that this season but for Chelsea winning a lot of those games with late goals -- but let's hope so," van der Sar told United's website.

"Believing in the philosophy of Louis, at the start of the new season, I think he can bring the club back to the place where it belongs."


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