Alex Ferguson Backs 'Formidable' Louis Van Gaal to Revive Manchester United F.C.

Alex Ferguson, writing in the recently published updated version of his autobiography, said the 63-year-old Louis van Gaal was a "good choice" for Manchester United.

updated: October 22, 2014 20:37 IST
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London: Alex Ferguson has said the "formidable" Louis van Gaal is the right man to return Manchester United to winning ways once again.

Ferguson, who retired as United manager at the end of the 2012/13 campaign after a career that saw him become British football's most successful boss during more than 26 years in charge at Old Trafford, looked on as struggling successor David Moyes was sacked after less than a season at the helm. (Also Read: Van Gaal Believes United can Win EPL Title)

Not only did United not win any major trophies last season, they also failed to qualify for the lucrative Champions League.

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