Former Leicester striker slams Van Gaal, says he has made Manchester United even worse

The Manchester United manager has been under increased scrutiny since his side lost to FC Midtjylland in the Europa League

Steve Claridge has claimed that Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United side have got ‘progressively worse’ since the Dutchman took over.

In an interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, the former Portsmouth player-manager was quick to criticise Van Gaal:

“It’s not going to change, we know it’s not going to change” stated Claridge.

“Nothing he says makes sense, I can’t think of a positive under his management, the side has got progressively worse.”

Manchester United currently sit fifth in the Premier League, six points adrift of Manchester City in fourth place and just a point in front of Soutampton and West Ham in sixth and seventh place respectively.

The Red Devils have won just three of their last ten Premier League fixtures and the increasing rumours of Jose Mourinho’s interest in the job has done nothing to help Van Gaal’s case of staying in charge at Old Trafford beyond the end of this season.

The Dutchman has received a host of criticism this season due to the lackluster style of play and the fact that the team has not improved despite the investment of nearly £262 million in transfer fees. Although he still remains in a job at this moment in time, it looks as if Van Gaal’s days at Old Trafford are limited.

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