Man U

LVG tells fans reality of season’s success


Manchester United, manager Louis Van Gaal has admitted that finishing at the top four this season is “very difficult” following his club’s 1-1 draw to Leicester yesterday at the Old Trafford.

Anthony Martial, the French international broke the deadlock early in the game, however, it only lasted for nine minutes as the captain of the Foxes, Wes Morgan went pass the United defenders to connect to a free kick from

Daniel Drinkwater to get Leicester close to the Trophy.

The one all draw yesterday forced Leicester’s glory to a halt as they will be depending on the outcome of spurs game tonight to celebrate their trophy, whiles The Red Devils chances of finishing 4th this season has become slim.

“The start was unbelievably good, the first 25 minutes was fantastic to see, but then Leicester came more in the match. It is logical, they are the future champions, not for nothing,” Van Gaal told reporters.


“I have said to my players that I have seen one of the best matches of the season of my lineup I think, but it was not enough. The first goal is a fantastic goal but it is 1-1 and I have said we have to win every game so now already we are not closing the gap.

“It is dependent on City because Arsenal has won, so that is a big gap for three matches. You can do it but it shall be very difficult.”

United face away fixtures against Norwich City and West Ham United in their next two games, before finishing the league season at home to Bournemouth.


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