Louis van Gaal has spoken of his delight at being named the manager of Manchester United.

“It was always a wish for me to work in the Premier League,” he said. “To work as a manager for Manchester United, the biggest club in the world, makes me very proud. I have managed in games at Old Trafford before and know what an incredible arena Old Trafford is and how passionate and knowledgeable the fans are. This club has big ambitions; I too have big ambitions. Together I’m sure we will make history.”