Manchester – Former Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan, accused Loius van Gaal as the culprit behind many Red Devils players were injured.
So far, there are at least 43 cases of injury suffered by Manchester United player. Latest, Chris Smalling who are victims. British player suffered an injury during Manchester Red face Southampton.
This is the third time in the era Smalling injury kepemimpina Van Gaal. Conditions former Fulham player will be examined further today, Wednesday (12/10/2014) local time to detect the severity of the injury. But, he is not expected to appear in the face Liverpool this weekend.
In addition to Smalling, MU also not be without several injured players, like Angel Di Maria, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Rafael, and Phil Jones.
Phelan, who is 12 years of working with former Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson, Van Gaal confident decision brings new physiotherapist team be the cause of the vulnerability of injured players. Van Gaal brought physiotherapist Jos van Dijk replace Tony Strudwick, who had long been with the Red Devils.
“What happened at MU is the same player was injured again. So, you have to find what the cause is. I think Manchester United to change the way they think in terms of physical training,” he said, quoted by the Daily Mail.
“Tony Strudwick, who has long struggled with the physical problems of players, be shifted to another position. He is the one who best understands how to make the players fit and prepare them ready to play. Suddenly, they move to another position. Obviously it took effect,” he continued.
According to Phelan, new people are brought Van Gaal brought sudden change and affect the physical condition of the players.
“They bring new people in different ways. The intensity of the exercise may be too high, or perhaps less exercise intensity. However, changes were made clearly had an impact,” he closed. [Yob]