Manchester, United Kingdom: Louis van Gaal claims balancing Manchester United's commercial ambitions with their desire for success on the field will be one of his biggest challenges at Old Trafford. (Also read: Won't rule Manchester United with iron fist, says Van Gaal)
Van Gaal was officially unveiled as United's new manager at Old Trafford on Thursday and, speaking at his first press conference, the Dutchman emphasised that he understood the extra responsibilities that come with managing a club of United's global stature. (Also read: Kagawa out to impress Van Gaal)
United will shortly undertake a pre-season tour of the United States and, without European football next season, the Premier League giants may be tempted to play exhibition friendly matches during the quiet periods of the season to generate extra revenue.