Blog : Jaap Stam

Princes of Old Trafford: Manchester United and Non-Galacticos

Princes of Old Trafford: Manchester United and Non-Galacticos

Right now, it’s a tough time to be a Manchester United fan. While I quite like Louis Van Gaal the man, there’s no denying that he has set up the team as primarily control-based and defensive, as against the tradition of United being bold and attacking; that he can’t seem to get them consistently winning; and that watching the team playing matches live recently, I am constantly in a flux of boredom, frustration and stress at the sluggish movement, the lateral passing, the hopeful flicks and the hesitation to shoot.

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