David de Gea is confident Louis van Gaal can return Manchester United to glory next season.
The goalkeeper will be sitting just a few metres away from his new boss on Friday evening when Holland face Spain in the World Cup Group B opener in Salvador de Bahia, and will also be watching team-mate Robin van Persie lead the Dutch attack.
"He has won everything as a coach," De Gea said of Holland coach Van Gaal in an interview with Marca.
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"He’s a very good coach and I think he’s going to bring a lot to Manchester United, important and innovative ideas and I think he’s going to be very good for us."
Van Gaal’s predecessor David Moyes was criticised for negative tactics in his doomed nine-month spell in charge at Old Trafford, but De Gea believes the former Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach will get United playing more exciting football again.