Friday 23 March 2018

Vine: Manchester United Louis van Gaal thinks Chris Smalling's name is Mike...


Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Tom Edwards

Louis van Gaal forgot Chris Smalling's name and called him 'Mike'.

The Manchester United coach made his embarrassing gaffe during a press conference while talking about Wayne Rooney.

He said: "I think he is a great captain, better than I had expected and he is fully expected by the players and that is also very important because I can choose but the players decide.

"That’s my philosophy, the players have to accept the captain – the first captain is Wayne Rooney, the second captain is Michael Carrick and last year the third captain was Mr Mike Smalling, sorry, I mean Chris Smalling."

Of course, it is quite possible that he made the mistake because he had just said the word "Michael" a few seconds before.

But couldn't it also be the case that he just loves the name Mike and wishes all of his players were called Mike??


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