The Dutchman made 141 appearances for United and won three trophies.
A well-known coach with a big reputation who previously had a playing career in the Netherlands. The Dutchman has managed Ajax, Barcelona, AZ Alkmaar and Bayern Munich as well as having two spells in charge of his country. He has won four Eredivisie titles, the Bundesliga, the DFB Pokal, the Champions League and the UEFA Cup amongst other honours in his career.
Everton are likely to be pursuing a new manager this summer
Everton are likely to be in the market for a new manager this summer.
Marcel Brands is set to join Everton as their technical director, according to reports.
Swansea City sacked manager Paul Clement on Wednesday.
Everton have still not appointed a permanent successor to Ronald Koeman, one month after his sacking.
Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is the second favourite for the Everton managerial job, according to latest odds.
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal rules himself out of the running for Everton job as search makes little progress.
Everton fans were sick of Koeman's plodding football - so appointing Van Gaal would perhaps not be the best move.
Everton sacked manager Ronald Koeman last month - and the search is on for a replacement.
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Arjen Robben believes that Louis van Gaal is definitely the man to lead Manchester United forward.
James Wilson switched his squad number because he was told to do so by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
Louis van Gaal says that Manchester United could have picked up all three points against Chelsea at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday.
Robin van Persie’s last-gasp equaliser in the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford left Louis van Gaal relieved but Jose Mourinho frustrated.
Manchester United boss gives updates on the fitness of two star players.
Louis van Gaal has said that he is a big fan of Mexico coach Miguel Herrera, as his Netherlands side prepare for their last-16 tie with the CONCACAF outfit.
Ray Wilkins has his say on what Jose Mourinho will do at Manchester United.
Jari Litmanen won the Champions League with the now Manchester United manager while with Ajax in 1995 and has been singing his praises.
Marouane Fellaini has his critics but he is proving to be a key player for Manchester United this season.