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Former Man Utd boss LVG unlikely to coach again

Louis van Gaal's coaching career appears to be over.

The Dutch tactician has been without a managerial role since leaving Manchester United this past summer and it looks unlikely that he will take another job.

LVG has told Dutch paper De Telegraaf that he has rejected offers from the Chinese Super League but will remain in Holland to be with his family, after it was reported that one of his daughters recently lost her husband.

"I could go there, but I'm still here," van Gaal said of the Far East proposals.

"So much has happened in my family."

The 65-year-old added: "I thought maybe I would stop, then I thought it would be a sabbatical, but now I do not think I will return to coaching."

The former Holland boss started management with Ajax in 1991 and has since coached Barcelona, AZ Alkmaar and Bayern Munich, winning three Eredivisie titles with Ajax, one with AZ, two La Ligas with Barcelona, one Bundesliga with Bayern, and the Champions League with Ajax in 1995.

He lifted the FA Cup with United in May last year after a two-year stint at Old Trafford.

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