Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra has welcomed Louis van Gaal's appointment.

Evra penned new terms with United following the new manager's confirmation.

He said: "Van Gaal is a great coach.

"He has enjoyed a good start in this World Cup.

"Robin (van Persie) told me that he's a coach who likes discipline.

"That's good because I love discipline - don't forget I played under Sir Alex Ferguson!

"He is a good choice for Manchester United."

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