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Van Gaal tells United who's boss

ESPN staff
August 10, 2014
Louis van Gaal has stamped his authority at Manchester United © Getty Images

In the latest edition of ESPN's Week in Words, Louis van Gaal tells Manchester United who is boss, Rory McIlroy reveals the secrets to his success and Tyson Fury promises a double-beating for Dereck Chisora...

"Manchester United shall do everything to adapt to my rules for good preparation "
And people thought Louis van Gaal was arrogant...

"The galacticos have become the nobody-knows"
Wales legend Phil Bennett on the Ospreys

"I said straight after I did not want any let down, I wanted to keep going and performing until the end of the season"
Rory McIlroy has no intention of slowing down following his win at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday

" I think you choose, when it is possible, the English style. That is when it is possible"
So, Wayne Rooney will be Manchester United captain then, Louis van Gaal

"Not only has it been one of the wettest winters on record, it seems we're in one of the worst civil wars since the 1300s"
Welsh Rugby Union head of rugby Josh Lewsey gives a slamming verdict on the current power struggle in Wales

"I've put on three kilos of muscle in the last eight weeks, so that definitely helps. I'm the heaviest I've ever been"
Rory McIlroy reveals the secret to his recent success

"Maybe one small regret is that I never got to play with Paul Scholes - but I was never going to leave Barcelona and he was never going to leave Manchester United"
Xavi has added a new chapter to his ongoing bromance with Paul Scholes

"Pain-free, yes, except for the headache of talking to you guys"
Tiger Woods' quip suggested it was business as usual ahead of the US PGA Championship after injuring his back at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

"I was concerned and shocked by the number of goals that we conceded in the games against our top four rivals"
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal can ditch their "Jekyll and Hyde" defending and finally show they are good enough to become champions

"Chisora is now going to get a beating twice as bad than the one that he was going to get for pulling out"
Tyson Fury has vowed to make Dereck Chisora pay for withdrawing from their first fight

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