LONDON (Reuters) – Dutchman Louis van Gaal was named as Manchester United’s new manager, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant, as the Premier League club issued a statement confirming the worst-kept secret in the game on Monday.
Former Ajax Amsterdam, Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Van Gaal, who will lead Netherlands at the World Cup next month, has agreed a three-year contract, United said.
Giggs, the club’s record appearance maker, took charge of United’s final four Premier League of the season following the sacking of David Moyes.
Van Gaal, 62 has won domestic titles and domestic cups in three countries, as wel…
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