MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal applauds the fans at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford on May 17, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Baylis - AMA/Getty Images)

Manchester United have sacked Louis Van Gaal just two days after he led United to FA Cup glory with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Van Gaal was relieved off his duties this morning by executive Vice-chairman Ed Woodward together with his entire Dutch coaching staff.

The one time Barcelona coach has been made to pay for the team’s terrible Premier League campaign that included failing to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Louis Van Gaal was sacked despite leading United to FA Cup glory.

United will however give him a £5 million pay-off on top of £400,000 for winning the FA Cup.

The club is expected to make an official statement on Tuesday regarding the appointment of Jose Mourinho as LVG’s successor.

Mourinho and his agent Jorge Mendes will hold talks with Manchester United on Tuesday

 

The former Chelsea boss is set to sign a 3-year deal with his long-term assistant Rui Faria and goalkeeping coach Silvino Louro expected to follow.