Heading into Sunday’s clash against Arsenal (Watch live, 9:05 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra) at Old Trafford, United sit six points off the top four and the pressure continues to pile on the shoulders of their Dutch manager.
Will a defeat to the Gunners cost him his job?
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As the speculation surrounding Jose Mourinho replacing Van Gaal (either imminently or in the summer) ramps up, the growing feeling is that LVG should at least see out his second season in charge of United and then see how the land lies.
The veteran Dutch manager, 64, is contracted to United until the end of the 2016-17 season but if they fail to finish in the top four and win any silverware this season then it’s highly-likely executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will prefer to go in a different direction this summer.
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Still, with injuries mounting up, players out of form and speculation swirling, is it right to feel a little sorry for Van Gaal and lean towards giving him more time at the helm?
In the latest PST Extra yours truly joins Jenna Corrado to discuss the LVG conundrum at United. Hit play on the video above to hear what we have to say.