Van Gaal has stated that his captain, Wayne Rooney would get certain privileges as regards to appearances.
Van Gaal in his pre match press conference stated that Rooney and De Gea were the only players who were guaranteed of a constant starting place in is lineup. Speaking at the conference, Van Gaal was quoted saying “Only the captain has more privileges but no other player has privileges I think. Every player knows that because you see how I manage my teams – my captain shall always play and normally the goalkeeper.”
The effects of Van Gaal’s statements on the rest of the team are yet to be seen.
Manchester United take on Leicester City on Sunday as they hope to maintain the momentum they just gained.