Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal was at a Q&A session recently and was asked to name the top five players he had managed during his time as a manager and Van Gaal did, naming some world class footballers.
England’s record goal scorer, Wayne Rooney made the list as Van Gaal described him as the best captain he had ever worked with. Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich were the most represented clubs on Van Gaal’s list, as both clubs produced two players. Only one Dutchman however made the list.
Below is the top Van Gaal’s top five
Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
Luis Figo (Barcelona)
Frank De Boer (Ajax/Barcelona)
Phillip Lahm (Bayern Munich)
Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich/Manchester United)