Louis van Gaal hints at resignation in post-match press conference

The Dutchman appears agitated and defeated in recent interviews and press conferences

BY Robbie Dunne 16:12 Saturday 26 December 2015, 16:12 26 Dec 2015

Louis van Gaal looks a defeated man. His body language screams a lack of confidence and the players around him say the same thing.

There have been various reports suggesting that morale is low at Old Trafford and no win in seven for United means speculation will only escalate in the coming days.

In the press conference following Manchester United's 2-0 defeat to Stoke at the Britannia, Van Gaal hinted that resignation might be a possibility as the pressure mounts. When asked about that option, Van Gaal responded, "that is something I speak to Ed Woodward about by himself — not with you."

Daniel Taylor from the Guardian also mentioned the possibility of resignation although Van Gaal was unwilling to expand.

This would reinforce claims regarding Van Gaal's confidence and demeanour made by Guillem Balague recently.

Van Gaal walked out of the press conference before the Stoke City game having waged war on the media and now it seems the writing is on the wall for the former Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern and AZ Alkmaar coach.

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