Van Gaal would 'love' Man United job

Louis van Gaal Credit: PA

Louis van Gaal has revealed his desire to be the next Manchester United manager as anticipation builds that he will be appointed at Old Trafford next week.

There had been considerable speculation that the Holland coach would be confirmed after Tuesday's game against Hull.

But it is understood the club are not planning to make an announcement until next week.

In an interview with BBC Sport today he said: "I would love the job".

He added: "I hope that I shall be the one."