Manchester United morning news: Why LvG was happy yesterday, Rafael wants 'sit-down'

Louis Van Gaal

A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester United.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has been left frustrated by the 1-1 draw against Chelsea yesterday.

The Dutchman has suggested Chelsea’s position as league leaders against his side’s performance makes for positivity.

“I think we could have won this game also against Chelsea. I’m saying this after nearly every game now but that’s a good sign I think because Chelsea are a good side and I think that we were at least equal,” said LvG.

Rafael is reportedly keen to ‘sit down’ and discuss a new contract with Manchester United officials.

The Brazilian right-back missed the start of the season but is now back and involved with Louis van Gaal’s team.

He has less than two years left to run on his current deal.

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed his best ever signing during his 26 years at the club.

Fergie has suggested that the best deal when he was manager wasn’t for a player, but for United’s training base at Carrington.

“The best signing was Carrington – the training ground will be there for 100 years,” said the Scot.

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