Mourinho left Chelsea yesterday, in it what is believed was mutual consent. But Van Gaal is still shocked at the sacking of his understudy.
a big surprise for me, I didn’t expect it,” he told reporters during
his press-conference ahead of their Premier League clash with Norwich
City on Saturday.
“[He is] a fantastic manager with a record that nobody has in this football world. “But
it is still possible, and what I have said in my own press conference
is that the main thing is always of course the results first and then
the chemistry between the players, the manager and his staff.
cannot judge what is happening at Chelsea but I was surprised. It’s like
that. We know that, Jose knows that. It’s this world.”