Belgium FA consider Louis van Gaal as the next manager

Bengaluru, July 16: Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal may join Belgium national football team as their next boss.

The Belgian football association is looking for a manager for the national team after Marc Wilmots resigned from his post. The Euro 2016 was Wilmots' last assignment with the side.

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Louis van Gaal is searching for a job at the moment after he left his Manchester United job at the end of the 2015/16 season.

As per media reports, the Dutchman has approached the Belgian FA for the job and he will be considered for the post soon.

Belgian FA President, Francois De Keersemacker said: "Van Gaal might be a potential candidate. We will see if he puts himself forward as a candidate. If he does then we will evaluate his candidacy."

Chris van Puyvelde, the Belgian FA's technical director, suggests whoever is the new manager must have a history of success on the international stage.

Puyvelde was quoted: "It's an open process; I expect my mailbox is going to be flooded [with applications].

"We want a candidate to have experience and to have already achieved results in international football. He must play modern football.

"He must show tactical acumen and flexibility to adapt because no one game or no opponent are ever the same.

"He must also deliver a high-performance environment because the players he is working with are used to working at a high level.

"We have a special generation and they need to be allowed to also take decisions of their own."

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