Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United reign in numbers

Date published: Monday 23rd May 2016 9:46

Louis van Gaal: Reign at Man Utd is over

Louis van Gaal has been sacked by Manchester United. Here, we take a look at the Dutchman’s reign in numbers.


0 – Manchester United have scored nil in a game on 23 separate occasions under Van Gaal.

1 – Trophies won: this season’s FA Cup.

3 – United finished third in their Champions League group this season to drop into the Europa League, where they reached the last 16 before losing to rivals – and eventual finalists – Liverpool.

4 – Goals conceded in last season’s embarrassing League Cup loss to MK Dons.

15 – United finished 15 points behind surprise Premier League champions Leicester this season. They were 17 behind champions Chelsea in Van Gaal’s first season in charge.

19 – Premier League games drawn under Van Gaal, one quarter of the games he has overseen in the league.

28 – Players given their United debuts by Van Gaal.

29 – Wayne Rooney is United’s leading goalscorer of Van Gaal’s reign with 29 in all competitions. Juan Mata has 20, with Anthony Martial firing 17 in one season.

49 – League goals scored by United this season, their lowest total in the Premier League era.

£57.6m – The potential fee paid for Martial, should the Frenchman’s performances trigger the full range of bonus payments included in the deal.

110 – Jesse Lingard’s 110th-minute winner finally saw off Crystal Palace in Saturday’s FA Cup final.

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