Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal explains Wayne Rooney & Michael Carrick talks

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Red Devils boss reponds to reports of unrest.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has explained the situation with his players after reports of unrest in the Old Trafford dressing room.

Speculation suggested senior players like Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick were unhappy with various aspects of the Dutchman’s coaching, as well as his man-management style.

However, Van Gaal has played down these claims, insisting that he welcomes suggestions from his players and that the situation has now been resolved.

“I am not a dictator – I am a communicator,” he is quoted on BBC Sport.

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“They told me to help me. I communicate not only with my captains, they try to warn me.

“I then go to my dressing room and discuss with my players and we discussed a lot of aspects – but not what some have written.

“Some players are coming to me to apologise about what has been said in the papers.”

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