BRATISLAVA – Experienced coach Louis van Gaal has returned to the bench of the Dutch national football team, replacing Frank de Boer who ended up in the role after being eliminated in the European Championship last-16 after losing 0:2 to the Czechs. Republic.
Van Gaal returned to training five years later when he was expelled from Manchester United. The Dutchman is known for his statements and owes nothing to his reputation.
In a recent interview, an unnamed reporter asked him if he wanted to pursue a defensive tactic in a 5-3-2 formation with the Orangemen, similar to the one promoted by Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea. Van Gaal himself was asked by this question, because in his opinion the team can also attack in this setting.
“You have no idea what you are talking about because you are a journalist. You want to realize your vision, but you don’t have a vision for the future. You have a vision for the press, you want to get attention, etc. With a 5-3-2 or 5-2-3 plot,” he showed it perfectly. unbelievable. Chelsea shows it every time, with different formations. I’m wearing a hat in front of Mr. Tuchel.” Van Gaal paid tribute to the German coach, who, after arriving at Chelsea, was able to get into the London team in the successful Champions League final and also in the successful duel of the European Super Cup.