Manchester United F.C. dismiss reports of Louis van Gaal becoming manager

Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reported that Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal had reached a deal to join Manchester United as manager after the World Cup, in place of the sacked David Moyes.

updated: April 26, 2014 17:08 IST
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London: Manchester United have dismissed press reports in the Netherlands that the club had agreed a three-year deal with Louis van Gaal for him to replace the sacked David Moyes as coach.

Popular broadsheet De Telegraaf said on Saturday that "the national coach (Van Gaal) late last (Friday) night reached a deal with the top British club," to take over as manager after the World Cup.

"The man who's the absolute number one to replace axed coach David Moyes will immediately take up the job when the Dutch Eleven is knocked out of the World Cup in Brazil," the paper added.

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