Why Louis van Gaal is playing Angel Di Maria all wrong

Manchester United’s clash with Queens Park Rangers this weekend brings to mind the sides’ previous meeting earlier in the season, which felt like the true start of Louis van Gaal’s reign.

In reality, it was United’s fourth game of the season – but with various players making their home debut and the team lining up in an exciting diamond midfield system, it was the start of a new era.

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