Manchester United’s manager Louis van Gaal’s style of player-management is the common denominator binding the poor performances of Radamel Falcao and Angel Di Maria at Old Trafford according to South American football expert Tim Vickery.
Vickery believes that the 63-year-old Dutchman did not do enough to help the two players who were stars in Spain adapt to the English game.
“I think maybe we have to point a finger at Louis van Gaal. His track record with South American players isn’t very good,” said Vickery.
“Back in October there were already rumours coming out in Argentine press that he [Di Maria] wasn’t happy and there was something wrong there.
“Sometimes these South American players need a little more of the personal touch. So perhaps that is the common denominator behind the poor performances of both Di Maria and Falcao.”