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Manchester United: Louis Van Gaal sacks Victor Valdes who reacts ‘Come on your Reds’

by | 16th, July 2015

The Sun says Victor Valdes is finished at Manchester United. Louis van Gaal made his views known at a Press conference in Seattle. Van Gaal is United’s manager. He is also that most rare of creatures: a Dutchman who doesn’t speak English better than the English. Was something lost in translation? Said Van Gaal:

“Valdes is not selected because he does not follow our philosophy. When that is the case, there is not a place for a player. Last season, he refused to play in the second team. If you do not play in the first team, our philosophy is to play in the second team and he did not do that.

“When you’re not willing to follow those principles, there is only one way and that is out.

“It is a pity because we have given him the opportunity to rehabilitate, gave him a contract and then he is fit to play.”

The BBC says Valdes will be sold.

But Valdes, who has a contract with United til next summer, seems happy to stay at Old Trafford, tweeting:

 

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