Louis van Gaal is `mad genius`, says Paul Scholes

Zee Media Bureau/Dattaraj Thaly

New Delhi: Manchester United legend Paul Scholes described Louis van Gaal as a “mad genius” and backed him to rule the team with an iron-fist.

After a shocking 2013-14 season, Scholes feels the Dutchman can bring back the fear factor at Old Trafford this season.

The 39-year-old was quoted by the Independent saying: "From what I`ve seen already he looks a bit mad to me. Like a mad genius" .

The former England international was also critical of United`s vice chairman Ed Woodward for not being able to sign players like Toni Kroos and Cesc Fabregas in the summer transfer window.

After the unceremonious sacking of David Moyes, Scholes had joined the backroom staff for a brief period.

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