Van Gaal: Man Utd a massive job. No regrets

Louis van Gaal has no regrets over taking on the Manchester United job.
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Louis van Gaal has no regrets over taking on the Manchester United job.

Bolstered by £150m worth of new blood, Van Gaal dismissed talk that the scale of the task confronting him at the Old Trafford giants is bigger than he thought and says he is relishing trying to restore the club’s fortunes.

“No, I don’t regret taking this job,” he said. “Yes, it is a massive job I have taken on at Manchester United.

“I realise that.

"And the situation is not worse than I thought - I knew what I would find on my plate.

“I could have opted for an easier job. If I had gone to Tottenham, the job would not have been as enormous as here at United.

“I could have easily gone to Spurs. But I chose the biggest challenge of all the jobs in football. And I really wanted to join the number one club in the country, not Tottenham.

“Financially, Tottenham was kind of as attractive as Man United. But, in my eyes, Man United is still the number one club in England, Tottenham really is not.”

 
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