Man United must back Louis van Gaal even if they exit Champions League, ex-Red Devils goalkeeper tells talkSPORT

first_imgManchester United should reward Louis van Gaal by respecting the remainder of the Dutchman’s three-year contract.That’s the verdict of former Red Devils goalkeeper Mark Bosnich, who feels the under-fire boss deserves the opportunity to see out the rest of his deal despite some uninspiring performances this season.United face a make-or-break showdown with Wolfsburg tonight in the Champions League knowing that if results go against them they could make a premature exit from the competition.But, while Bosnich understands the pressure will ramp up if they fail to qualify, the Australian hopes his former club stand by their man regardless of the outcome.“I don’t think if they go out tonight everyone will turn on him but it will increase the pressure to do well in the two remaining competitions,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.“But they are moving in the right direction and they should stick by him. He originally signed a three-year contract – they should give him that time and stick by it.“We saw the same kind of pressure on Sir Alex Ferguson in his early years and look how that eventually turned out.”Bosnich also regards United as genuine Premier League title contenders due to the unpredictability of the top flight so far this season.He added: “They are capable of winning the league looking at what’s going on with the other sides.”United may have scored just six goals in the month of November and drew another blank against West Ham at the weekend, but they sit just three points off surprise pace-setters Leicester ahead of the busy Christmas schedule.You can listen to Wolfsburg v Manchester United in the Champions League live on talkSPORT from 7.45pm BST tonight.last_img read more