Louis Van Gaal knows his position at the helm of Manchester United is not firm, nor in his direct control.
While he began his post-match comments by noting that his players, staff and board knows odd results happen in the Premier League, he admitted his unease at the finish.
[ MATCH RECAP: Manchester United 1-2 Norwich City ]
In between, he urged the Red Devils’ to keep confidence high in the wake of unacceptable results, including two PL losses and a UEFA Champions League ouster.
From the BBC:
“We’ve lost three matches in a row so it’s not happening so much for Manchester United. We can’t accept that and that’s why I have to repeat, we have to stick together and believe in ourselves.
Van Gaal is in trouble, and he should be. A club of United’s stature can stomach a poor result in Europe from time-to-time, but not if it’s followed up by losses to recently-promoted clubs!