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Manchester United: LvG one defeat from the sack?


Time for change?

It may sound sensationalistic. But we feel that Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal could be just one game from the sack.

Because, imagine if you will, Manchester United losing to Norwich at the weekend.

The Canaries are now in the bottom three and struggling at both ends of the park. They have only scored 18 and conceded 28 goals this season.

But with morale at a season low after humbling defeats to Wolfsburg and Bournemouth, even a seemingly straightforward game at Old Trafford now looks fraught with danger for United.

Giggs: What a player

Giggs: What a player

And if Louis van Gaal can’t mastermind a convincing victory here, injuries or no injuries, then serious and immediate questions will have to be asked about his future at the club.

Because we already get the sense that the Manchester United boss is losing the support of the players and, when this happens, managers are usually beyond the point of no return.

The logistics of sacking Louis mid-season may seem prohibitive – Manchester United may find their choices several limited if they try to bring in a new boss mid-season.

But they do have what many would consider to be the perfect manager in waiting in the shape of Ryan Giggs. How he would love to take the reins at this point of the season and see what he can do with his beloved club.

Would we give him the top job at United right now? Absolutely. Manchester United’s form can’t get much worse than this and at least Giggs would get the players facing the opposition goal once more instead of interminably noodling about with the ball in their own half.

Something has to change at Manchester United. Louis needs six positive results in a row otherwise it’s difficult to see him staying on beyond the end of this season.

And a defeat against Norwich this weekend could bring his tenure to a much more abrupt ending.

Manchester United fans: LvG or Giggs?



  1. yusuf aweda

    Dec 15, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    Comment:Louis vaa gaal shld sack Ryan giggs or pep shld be new manager pls wood

  2. Alicwamu Richard

    Dec 15, 2015 at 11:46 pm

    Comment:lvg should be sacked immediately

  3. david mwape

    Dec 16, 2015 at 8:54 am

    Comment:lvg must be shown the door without delay bcoz if we continue keeping this man @ the help of the club then ,we doing this Our on peril .

  4. Gkays

    Dec 16, 2015 at 9:19 am

    Comment:hi styl of plying is bcmng borin and borin.SACK HIM IMMDTELY.

  5. jamie rodriguez

    Dec 16, 2015 at 11:16 am

    Comment:lvg shld make a diff at norwich game if not so pep shld take the place

  6. Lewis Bacchus

    Dec 16, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    I think LVG has shown that he is clueless when it comes to the Premier League. He has let a lot of good players leave and replaced them with lots of potential, but he has left us short in certain areas. We are struggling for a center back and he has let Johnny Evans leave. Daily Blind looks nothing like a good enough center back. No goals and the Little Pea is bagging goals in for fun, in Germany. Never should have been sold. James Wilson is out on loan scoring goals and we’re playing Sideshow Bob (Fellani) up front.

    However, these reasons alone are not the main reasons he should be sacked! The football awful, boring and quite frankly the worst football I have ever seen any United team play. We lack ambition on the pitch. Passing the ball around with no conviction. Our football sums LVG up. He is Mr. Safe – scared to step out of his comfort zone, scared that if he loses to many games he won’t make top 4. You can’t buy players like Memphis and Martial and not play attacking football. He states we have no pace, this in itself should be enough for the man to be sacked. Memphis, Martial, Young and Valencia can all add pace down the flanks. We have no pace because he insist on playing players who will follow his philosophy of playing sideways and backward passes only. I for the life of me can’t understand the need to play two defensive midfield players, especially Carrick and Bastain together. Every time I see them starting together it annoys the hell out of me. They offer the same thing on the pitch and cancel each other out. The same reson Gerrard and Lampard never worked for England. We have creative attacking players in the squad who look desperate to break out of the LVG shackles and play football the way they no how.

    This brings me to the main point, should Ryan Giggs take over. In short yes, at least until the end of the season. As stated in the article he would love to take on a team full of young attacking minded players and let them go at it. With the rest of the teams in the league still losing points, a team that goes for it may just win the title. I think the players would be far happier with Giggs in charge. He would certainly bring the best out of Martial and Memphis. He wouldn’t play two defensive midfielders, I’m certain of that. In the long term maybe Pep is the answer but it would be great to see what Ryan can do now, it wouldn’t be any worse than what Louis “keep the ball at all cost” Van Gaal is doing to us!

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