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Manchester United are in the best shape that they have been in since Sir Alex Ferguson left the club in 2013, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer getting them back in the right direction.
Many managers tried and failed following Ferguson's exit and Louis van Gaal was no exception, managing the side for two seasons before being sacked in 2016.
The Dutchman was relieved of his duties shortly after he led United to FA Cup success, and Van Gaal and his team were sent packing before the club appointed Jose Mourinho just four days later.
Van Gaal's assistant at the time once claimed it was him that was "fully in charge" and has taken a very different path to his former associate.
Albert Stuivenberg was dismissed alongside Van Gaal in 2016, and after half a year out of coaching he took up the managing role at Belgian side Genk, in what was his first senior role as head coach.
However, Stuivenberg was sacked the same year despite leading the Belgian side to the Europa League last-16, and for now at least, managing isn't in the plans for the Dutchman as he remains in an assistant's role like before.
After holding the position as assistant manager for both the Welsh national team and Arsenal between 2018 and 2021, Stuivenberg left his role with the national side to focus all of his attention on the Premier League as Mikel Arteta's assistant at Arsenal.
Arteta seems to be the driving force behind the scenes and in training, but Stuivenberg revealed that during his time under Van Gaal things weren't as they seemed.
He told the Independent in 2017: "At United, I was doing the training sessions for the selected first team before games. I was fully in charge.
"I was doing all the pre-match team talks, and I did the post-match talk with the team and individual players, he [van Gaal] gave me his complete trust."
Stuivenberg admires Van Gaal for the opportunity he gave him at United, and his former boss is now back managing the Dutch national team for the third time.
Arsenal's assistant boss has previously said: "Louis gave me the opportunity to develop myself at the top level and lead in so many ways.
"We had a great rapport when we worked together for the Dutch FA when Louis was national coach and I was coach of the Under-21 side.
"From there, Louis decided to take me to United. I consider that a major compliment, because Van Gaal was someone who had made his mark in the world of international football."
Stuivenberg will be hoping that he can make his mark in the world of English football with his new side Arsenal, as the Gunners look to turn their fortunes around after a dark period following the dismissal of Arsene Wenger.
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