VIDEO: Louis van Gaal takes Manchester United training session

Louis van Gaal flew into Manchester yesterday afternoon and within hours was taking charge of his first ever Manchester United training session at Carrington.

Louis van Gaal had requested not to take holiday time which was offered to him by the club, instead opting to jump right into the Manchester United job after successfully leading his Netherlands national side to an impressive third place in this summers World Cup over in Brazil.

Today, Louis van Gaal will address the media for the first time as Manchester United manager in a press conference which is at 3pm BST at Old Trafford. The squad then fly out to the USA on Friday afternoon to start their pre-season training and matches, first up against LA Galaxy.

Watch the video below as Louis van Gaal steps foot inside Carrington for the first time: