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Van Gaal isolates Zaha, Nani, Anderson from Man Utd life

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has dumped Nani, Anderson and Wilfried Zaha from first team training. The People says Van Gaal has turfed the £60million trio out of his inner circle, forcing them to train at different times to the main squad, eat away from first-team stars ­including Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie, and excluded them from team briefings and game play strategy sessions.

It is a major blow for young England star Zaha and Portugal international Nani who both hoped to play a part under Van Gaal after a difficult campaign when David Moyes was in charge last season.

But it underlines the sheer ruthlessness and single-minded focus of Van Gaal, who has made it clear who is a part of his squad and who is not.

It is also believed that the trio have had their names removed from dressing room lockers in a final confirmation that their Old Trafford careers are over.

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