van Gaal and Mourinho (Picture: independent.co.uk)

LVG: Mourinho links ‘an absolute scandal’

Under fire United boss, Louis van Gaal, has blasted reports of Mourinho taking over in the summer as ‘an absolute scandal’.

Pressure has eased slightly on the Dutchman since securing a place in the FA Cup Quarter Final after beating Shrewsbury Town and progressing to the last 16 in the Europa League after beating Midtjylland 6-3 on aggregate.

Despite this, van Gaal is still the bookies favourite as the next Premier League manager to leave his job with Mourinho still a hot favourite to replace him.

The United manager had this to say to dutch TV channel RTL7:

Mourinho has said things a number of times with a lot of words, but he does not have to tell me anything. I find the whole thing ridiculous.

No, I don’t want United to do something either. I don’t even want them to react to things which I read in the media or which are being created.

We, the club and I, are not going to help the media right now by denying things.

I think what is happening is an absolute scandal.

Read the article in full on the Daily Mail website by clicking here.

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I like Van Gaal (there, I said it). Very good piece in the Telegraph by JJ Bull yesterday entitled “Why LVG is not to blame for Man United failures”. Worth… Read more »

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I see you have fallen for the whole anti Van Gaal narrative. That is why I suggested you read the JJ Bull article for balance but people have become like… Read more »

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So in short you have not read it. Ridiculous to suggest Bayern as an example of ruining a club or even not improving them. They appointed Klinsman and it was… Read more »