With a handful of vital games approaching, Bayern Munich manager Louis van Gaal admits his side can take all or nothing.

The club sits on top of the German Bundesliga, is in the semi-finals of the German Cup, and takes on Manchester United in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and van Gaal knows this part of their season is vitally important if they want to come away with some silverware.

"This is the best that can happen to us, the best for any player and it is also wonderful for a coach," the Dutchman said.

"Either we get gladiolas or we will be dead.

"We are top of the Bundesliga, we are in the German Cup semi-finals, we are in the Champions League quarter-finals, who else in Europe can boast of such a record?

"I think for Bayern the championship title is the biggest goal but every player wants to win the German Cup and the Champions League. As for me I want to win all three titles," he added.