Ahead of United’s must win clash with Newcastle this boxing day, the Iron Tulip addressed rumours that Gareth Bale might be on his way to Manchester.
Manchester United head into the festive period with an unlikely premier league title challenge still very much in their mind but the potential arrival of a certain Welsh wing wizard has fans dreaming of a January Christmas present.
Could it really happen and just how much would the Welshman cost? Do Manchester United even need him?
Louis Van Gaal took his usual stern approach when quizzed at his prematch press conference but he didn’t exactly rule anything out either. Skip to 0:55 in the video below to see his full response.