Five Manchester United Players Louis Van Gaal’s Tactics Have Hit Hardest, Including Di Maria & Rooney

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Five United players not at their best in van Gaal’s system.

With Manchester United again unconvincing in a 3-1 win over Premier League relegation strugglers Burnley, here’s a look at five players who have not managed to look at their best under the unconventional tactical methods of manager Louis van Gaal…

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1) Angel di Maria

Angel Di Maria Manchester United

One of the best wingers in the world and Manchester United’s most expensive signing ever at £59.7m, Angel di Maria has bizarrely been used in a variety of different roles, but hardly ever his best one.

The Argentine was recently used upfront by van Gaal and then at the top of the diamond midfield formation, stifling the influence he can have over a game.

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