Mirror Sport understands United representatives - believed to include one of the Glazers - met with Holland coach van Gaal at a secret location in Europe within the last 48 hours.
Reports from Holland last night claimed the meeting between van Gaal and United had taken place, with the Dutchman sounded out about the prospect of succeeding Moyes at Old Trafford.
MAURICIO POCHETTINO put Tottenham on alert by revealing he sees his future only in England.
The Southampton boss has been linked with jobs all over Europe, including Real Madrid and Monaco.(The Sun)
Manuel Pellegrini has warned his Manchester City players of the need to control their emotions at a supercharged Anfield on Sunday.
City take on Premier League leaders Liverpool intent on tilting the title race back in their favour but will face an impassioned cauldron of a stadium as both clubs commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
Respectful of the occasion but mindful of the game’s importance, Pellegrini said: ‘It will be a very emotional day but the team that has the cold mind will win the game.