Manchester United have reportedly paid Louis Van Gaal a £5million pay-off on top of £400,000 for winning the FA Cup.
His exit comes just two days after the Dutchman led them to victory over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final.
Van Gaal’s sack is believed to have been as a result of his failure to qualify United for the UEFA Champions League coupled with a poor Premier League campaign.
His Dutch coaching staff – including United assistant coach Albert Stuivenberg and goalkeeper coach Frans Hoek – have also left the club with immediate effect.
According to Daily Mail, Manchester United Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward arrived at Manchester United’s Carrington training complex to inform Van Gaal he will no longer continue as manager as they look to appoint Mourinho as his successor.
Van Gaal arrived at Carrington at around 8.45am. His entire coaching staff were also present as they learned their fate.
Van Gaal’s trusted performance analyst Max Reckers, who caused friction within the Manchester United family, has also been shown the Old Trafford exit door.
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