It has been somewhat quiet around Louis van Gaal’s, former Bayern and Barcelona head manager, and current Dutch national team coach. But his name has been resurfacing the news lately.
In an interview with German newspaper Bild, the Dutch native reaffirmed his ambitions to coach in the Premier League.
Having won the La Liga with Barcelona, the Bundesliga with Bayern, and the Eredivisie with Ajax, Van Gaal now wants to try to swim in uncharted waters, “My ambition is to coach a top team in the Premier League. I have never experienced the atmosphere in England,” said the 62 year old manager, “Of course, I like the Bundesliga a lot, but I have already won the German title. I want to win the league title in a fourth country.”
His infamous exit from Bayern in 2011 left a foul taste in everyone’s mouth, it follows naturally that Van Gaal would have something to say about the club which is currently dominating European football. “Jupp Heynckes used my tactics to win the triple at Bayern, only now when Pep is in charge we see a difference in the system,” Van Gaal stated.
With his contract at the Holland national team expiring after the World Cup, the most likely destination for a top team in England would be Tottenham or Manchester United. Sherwood and Moyes beware!