MANCHESTER – Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal break the tradition of the team who never vacation to enjoy Christmas. Decision former Dutch national team coach was greeted joyfully by the players.
Representing his colleagues, Wayne Rooney to thank Van Gaal on holiday given. Team captain judged that the holiday can be used by players to get together with family, and prepare for the next game.
“We did not work on Christmas Day this year, because we will spend time at home where it is good for foreign players, and in part of our family together,” said Rooney as reported by Soccerway, Thursday (12/25/2014).
“It must seem strange for new players to play after Christmas, after a holiday. They have to adapt and prepare for it, I‘m sure they will be ready for next matches, “said the England striker passports.
Face Newcastle United on Boxing Day match on Friday (12/26/2014), Van Gaal can not play Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini are still injured. But Daley Blind has returned to training after knee injury six weeks.