Van Gaal: Surprise United Signing Is Not A Striker

share on:

United fans I hate to break it to you or not, your striking force is not getting a change anytime soon. Apparently the ‘surprise’ signing LVG promised is not a striker.

Louis van Gaal was speaking to the media after United’s 3-1 in a preseason match, with goals from Depay, Pereira and Mata.

LVG hinted at making his striking force stronger. But he has debunked talks that the signing will be a forward.

“I have read in the media a striker is the surprise,” he said. “That’s not right. It’s something else.”

After United beat Club America on Saturday, Van Gaal discussed his options up front for next season, saying: “We have Rooney, he can play in striker’s position, and all media had written he should play there so I listen and now you put this question so I don’t know what you want.

“Also [Javier Hernandez] and maybe Wilson and maybe there comes a surprise. It’s a process. I’m not worried about that position.”

And in the build-up to their second match of the summer he shed further light on the club’s progress in the transfer market: “He [the ‘surprise’] is in the process. “It’s not the striker the media has written about. You have to wait and see.”

OneTife

OneTife

I solemnly promise to deliver dope sports news and keep you informed of the major happenings in the sporting world. So help me God. I’m an awesome Electrical engineer in the making.

Leave a Reply