Van Gaal confident he can make Manchester United champions again

Louis Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal addressed the media ahead of Manchester United's trip to Burnley in the Premier League tomorrow.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has said he is confident he will succeed at the club after a difficult start to his reign at the club. 

After a promising pre-season, United have only taken one point from their opening two Premier League games, and were humiliated in midweek when they were beaten 4-0 by Milton Keynes Dons to dump them out of the League Cup.

But after a week where the club made their fourth signing of the summer in the form of Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, van Gaal still maintains the belief he will be a success at Old Trafford when addressing the media ahead of United's Premier League clash with Burnley tomorrow.

He said: "We have made steps in our process. This process needs time. We are building up a new team and I hope we will succeed. I hope we are in the top four this season and then, the next step, is to be the champions and then, the next step, is to be the winners of the Champions League. That takes time."

The United boss is expected to welcome back several of the first-team players he rested in midweek and hopes to get his first win of the season. The aim is clearly for Manchester United to return to the Champions League as soon as possible following last season's disappointing campaign, and that it will take time for success to follow once the team has adapted to the changes he's implemented.

Van Gaal added he doesn't believe that Marcos Rojo will be available for tomorrow's clash with Burnley as the defender has yet to obtain a work permit. 

His expecting a difficult encounter against the Lancashire side, saying: "It will be a fantastic atmosphere. They'll play with a lot of passion and long balls. We have to fight against that. It shall be a very difficult game but we have to show we can play football."

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