Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has revealed that he's made a promise to his wife that they will go to 'paradise' when he retires from management, reports Goal.com.
The Red Devils chief has hinted that he will leave United when his contract expires in the summer of 2017.
The Dutchman, who has guided the Old Trafford outfit to the summit of the Premier League, has admitted, however, that nothing is normal in football and anything could still happen over the course of the next couple of years.
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When asked about his long-term future in Manchester, Van Gaal stated: "Normally I shall leave after next year but what is normal in our football world? You never know. So I cannot answer that question.
"But I promised my wife we shall go to our paradise, and it's very hard to deny that promise because [I said it when] I was 55 and went to Bayern Munich. I will be 65 [in 2017] and to say no would be hard to my wife."
Champions League test
The United chief, of course, will be hoping his side secure their first win in this year's Champions League group stages when they play host to German outfit Wolfsburg tomorrow.
The Red Devils were beaten at the hands of PSV in their last European outing, so will be desperate to secure a positive result against the Bundesliga side.
No doubt, speculation regarding the future of Van Gaal will rumble on over the course of the next year or so, but he must stay focused as his side go in search of success.
One thing is for sure, if the Dutchman leaves United behind in 2017, he will be extremely disappointed if he's unable to deliver a major trophy.
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