LVG has announced that losing Angel Di Maria to PSG is massive for the club and hinted at a replacement.
The Argentine missed United’s preseason matches, completing a move to the Paris club instead and ending a disappointing debut season in the EPL.
Van Gaal claims his problem with the team has been fixed and says Di Maria’s exit has left a void.
“Di Maria, we have solved that problem but it is for us a big loss,” he said.
“When I say I want more attackers with speed and creativity, Di Maria is one of those players so we have to look for those kinds of players.”
“He started very well,” he added. “That is not the problem.
“He had a very good start. He knows the answer better than I know but it happens and then there is only one solution, what he has done.
“Of course they [players from abroad] have to have the talent to cope with the English rhythm and that is difficult to find.
“That is mostly also why players are not having success in this competition because of the rhythm of the game.
“The English culture is another culture from the Latin culture. You never know. As a manager you never know.”