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Manchester United sack manager Louis van Gaal

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>> Confirming what's long been expected, Manchester United and manager Louie van Gaal are parting company. In the end, the gap between expectation and results just too big according to Reuter's Adam Reed.>> He's come under fire for performances. A United crowd at Old Trafford always screaming at them to attack because they never went into the opposition's half for some parts of this season.
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Grinded out results in the middle part of the season, but they were very much very turgid one nil wins. And obviously without the Champions League Football at the end of it, his time has now come to an end.>> van Gaal was hailed as the right man for the job and did bring silverware, the FA cup, two days before he was sacked.
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>> I show you the cup and I don't discuss it with my friends of the media, who already sentence me for six months.>> Too little, too late. And one coach's departure is another's opportunity. Speculation that former Chelsea manager Jose Marino will take over at Old Trafford, now reaching fever pitch.
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>> Well it's gonna be exciting for the Premier League because he's a darling of the media, still slightly more so the unhappy one, second time around. But at the same time, he's going to be a big deal in the Premier League and for Manchester United.>> The Portuguese with the fiery temper, ignoring the media Monday.
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He seems certain to be unveiled as the Red Devil's new boss within days, heralding a new era in Manchester. He may guarantee the team wins trophies, but history suggests it won't be without controversy.