Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, poured scorn on the critics who have been saying “hell” of it, after a defeat in his new job
United were 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City due to the shock of the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. In front of them is a tricky game to Sunderland on Sunday and Van Gaal also attractive patience.
“Two weeks ago was the king of Manchester and now I’m the devil is in Manchester,” he said at a press conference on Friday.
“This is the football world, and especially in the media world of football.
“I think the fans of Manchester intelligent. Already said that it will be difficult for the first three months, the players and the supporters.”
Former United hero Paul Scholes said in a newspaper column this week that he was “scared” of United future, to which Van Gaal replied.., “I can imagine the fans should be afraid of them believe Paul Scholes is to believe.
“The club has hired me because of my philosophy, not because I’m beautiful. Though I am. Did not I hired to be fired. I hired to build a team., This process takes time.”
Supporters had been waiting for the right start, but after a very disappointing season, which ranked seventh in the United conducted in the table.
It was the lowest final position since 1990, and the defeat of Swansea was the first loss of an opening home game for 42 years.
They have won the last three league games at Sunderland, but was beaten 2-1 League Cup semi-finals last year.
Striker Robin van Persie, who was captain of the Dutch World Cup team under Van Gaal, able to carry on after missing the Swansea game, but new signing Ander Herrera due to injury, so short-United midfielder.