Good morning everyone, Today’s back pages are full of talk about the perilous situation at Manchester United and the speculation surrounding Louis van Gaals future.
We’ve read the papers, and in a special edition of the Paper Round-Up, here is a round up of the developing situation at Old Trafford.
Manchester United’s have lost belief in Louis van Gaal and have stopped responding to his methods. Ryan Giggs is the favourite to take over. Giggs however wants the full backing of the board and does not want to be an interim manager again. [Daily Mail]
Ed Woodward twice talked Louis van Gaal out of resigning over the Christmas period. Jose Mourinho is confident that the Old Trafford job is his. [Times] (subscription required)
“I can’t fulfil the fans expectations” – Louis van Gaal [Independent]
Louis van Gaal is on the verge of quitting following a meeting with Ed Woodward yesterday [The Sun]
Louis van Gaal apologises to Manchester United fans as he edges nearer to an exit after the security blanked of the fans support for him, has now gone. [Daily Mirror]
Louis van Gaal is set for showdown talks with the Old Trafford Heirachy to’discuss his potential exit’. [Daily Star]
Manchester Uniteds post game warm down session was cancelled for the first time in Van Gaals reign as his time at Old Trafford comes to an end [goal.com]
Van Gaal is close to resigning [Metro]