Friday, 29th August, 2014

Burnley boss Sean Dyche believes the "radical" tactical changes made by new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will take time to work.

The Red Devils have appeared nothing better than hapless this season and will look to secure their first victory in the league when they take on Dyche's team tomorrow.

However, the 43-year-old does not buy into the concept that the Manchester United team under Van Gaal are going through their worst phase and believes that it is only a matter of time before they start finding their rhythm once again.


"I think the word 'crisis' is harsh looking at their players", Dyche was quoted as saying by ITV.


The Old Trafford-based outfit are still adapting to a new 3-5-2 formation under their new manager and the former Watford boss insists that it will take some time for the players to get used to the format.

"They've got some fine players. With tactical formats, I do think the 3-5-2 is the most radical change so it takes time for that to work.

"The power of Manchester United and the market means he may have ideas and designs over the next few days to get certain players who can do roles he feels that are not being done as well."

Speaking about Van Gaal, Dyche added: "I don't know him, I've never worked with anyone who knows him. It will be interesting to have a coffee with him and ask him [about 3-5-2]."

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