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Van Gaal tempted by Anfield role

New Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal said he was attracted by the opportunity to work in the Premier League with Liverpool.

The 61-year-old was linked with both the manager's job and a role as sporting director at Anfield following the dismissal of Kenny Dalglish, but Brendan Rodgers was eventually appointed.

Van Gaal has claimed that he had always set his sights on a job with a national team but said the Reds' offer was the only one that tempted him to return to club management.

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freeduck3702d ago

Interesting to see all those rumors linking us with Van Gaal are true.

karim3702d ago

Thought those Van Gaal links were just speculation, imagine if he was in charge now..