Man Utd’s Daley Blind thanks Louis van Gaal for backing him.

Daley Blind has thanked Louis van Gaal for showing alot of confidence in him to bring him to Old Trafford. The Dutchman joined Manchester United from Ajax in the summer and worked under Van Gaal with the Dutch national team.

However, the 24-year-old revealed to Fox Sports that he is happy to have linked up with Van Gaal again at Old Trafford.

“Van Gaal is a specialist at building a team,” Blind told Fox Sports.

“Not only on the field, also outside the pitch. His quality is to create a real collective to win games.

“Van Gaal had a lot of confidence in me during the World Cup. After the tournament in Brazil we stayed in touch.

“He always showed confidence in me and he proved that during the transfer period. Within two days there was a deal.”

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