David Moyes sacked; Louis van Gaal possible successor

Manchester United's beleaguered manager David Moye... more

David Moyes, who succeeded the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson and came to a club that had won the Premier League on a canter last season, failed completely in his 10 months on the job. Under him United’s record has been appalling both in the league and in Europe. AFP
1/8David Moyes, who succeeded the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson and came to a club that had won the Premier League on a canter last season, failed completely in his 10 months on the job. Under him United’s record has been appalling both in the league and in Europe. AFP
Louis van Gaal: Current manager of the Dutch national team is the hot favourite to succeed Moyes. He has coached for Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the past. AFP
2/8Louis van Gaal: Current manager of the Dutch national team is the hot favourite to succeed Moyes. He has coached for Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the past. AFP
Ryan Giggs: Manchester United’s Welsh mid-fielder is expected to take up the role of “caretaker manager” for the team. During his time at United, he has won 13 Premier League, four FA Cup, three League Cup and two Champions League winner’s medals. AFP
3/8Ryan Giggs: Manchester United’s Welsh mid-fielder is expected to take up the role of “caretaker manager” for the team. During his time at United, he has won 13 Premier League, four FA Cup, three League Cup and two Champions League winner’s medals. AFP
Laurent Robert Blanc. Currently the manager of Paris Saint-Germain, he was the manager of the France national team until 2012. He has played for clubs like Montpellier, Napoli, Barcelona, Marseille, Internazionale and Manchester United. AFP
4/8Laurent Robert Blanc. Currently the manager of Paris Saint-Germain, he was the manager of the France national team until 2012. He has played for clubs like Montpellier, Napoli, Barcelona, Marseille, Internazionale and Manchester United. AFP
Jürgen Norbert Klopp. Currently the manager of Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Under his management, Borussia Dortmund won the Bundesliga in 2011 and 2012, the DFB-Pokal in 2012, and the DFL-Supercup 2013. Reuters
5/8Jürgen Norbert Klopp. Currently the manager of Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Under his management, Borussia Dortmund won the Bundesliga in 2011 and 2012, the DFB-Pokal in 2012, and the DFL-Supercup 2013. Reuters
Roberto Martínez Montoliú. Current manager of Everton, the club Moyes coached successfully till he moved to United. AFP
6/8Roberto Martínez Montoliú. Current manager of Everton, the club Moyes coached successfully till he moved to United. AFP
Diego Pablo Simeone. Current manager of Spanish La Liga club Atlético de Madrid. He was capped over 100 times for the Argentina national football team and represented the country at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cups. Reuters
7/8Diego Pablo Simeone. Current manager of Spanish La Liga club Atlético de Madrid. He was capped over 100 times for the Argentina national football team and represented the country at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cups. Reuters
Carlo Ancelotti. Currently manages Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid. He is currently preparing for a Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich. Having just won the Copa del Rey will help. Reuters
8/8Carlo Ancelotti. Currently manages Spanish La Liga side Real Madrid. He is currently preparing for a Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich. Having just won the Copa del Rey will help. Reuters
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