Manchester United set minimum target for Champions League this season – can Van Gaal deliver?

Posted by

This is what LVG has been told he must achieve this season.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal must take his side to at least the quarter-finals of the Champions League this season, according to reports.

The Dutchman helped guide the club back into the top four last season to qualify for the competition, but must now recover from an opening day defeat to PSV.

According to the Manchester Evening News, a spokesman has set the target of a quarter-final place – the same as United reached under David Moyes back in 2014.

David Moyes cost Manchester United £38m in less than one season in charge
Barcelona ‘rival Arsenal & Manchester United for signing of cultured ball-player’
Manchester United transfer news: Reds eye double La Liga raid to fix defence, including Liverpool target

Still, this could be asking a lot from a relatively youthful team that is still finding its feet in this new era post-Sir Alex Ferguson.

More Stories Louis van Gaal