Louis van Gaal is a fan of 4-3-3, 3-5-2, although now apply at Manchester United. Will the arrival of Angel Di Maria made him change so 4-3-3 formation again.
Van Gaal also use a 3-5-2 formation when coached the Netherlands in the 2014 World Cup, however, he wears these formations after its flagship player, Kevin Strootman, injury.
Similarly livescore premier league, in United. When he first arrived, he considered that the current squad does not have the balance that he wants. Therefore 3-5-2 formation is the most suitable.
Arrival of Di Maria, who can play as a winger or for a more central role as an attacking midfielder, could make Van Gaal referred back to play in a 4-3-3 formation.
Van Gaal could put Di Maria and Wayne Rooney in the side and put Robin van Persie as a lone striker. While Juan Mata and Ander Herrera will form in the middle of the midfield trio with Darren Fletcher, Michael Carrick or Tom Cleverley.
However, Van Gaal did not want yes-right clicking it.
“It requires a process. I can not clarify it because we have to see what kind of process which we live middle. You can not just snap your fingers and change the game system. Well you have to practice with the system,” said Van Gaal at the club’s official website .
“It’s just a matter of time. Due to a process takes time and we’ll see if, with Di Maria, we must change the system. I think, he will give a major contribution to the way we play. He is a player that is pretty creative.”
“I think he can contribute and that’s important. However, we do not want to start tomorrow expects that the world has changed, no. He still had to adapt to the culture and philosophy of the Premier League Manchester United,” said Van Gaal.