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Thursday 8 December 2016

Victor Valdes not allowed in training ground when Man United first team are there - reports

Victor Valdes is set to leave Manchester United
Victor Valdes is set to leave Manchester United
Louis van Gaal is feeling proud of Manchester United following their arrival at the top of the table

Victor Valdes will be hoping that another club rescue him from his Manchester United nightmare in January.

Valdes has been left on the sidelines by the Dutch manager after he reportedly refused to play for United's Under-21 side at the end of last season.

Valdes has made just two appearances since joining Manchester United in January after recovering from a knee injury.

The former Barcelona player has had a strained relationship with United manager Louis van Gaal and has not been given a squad number for the 2015-16 campaign.

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Louis van Gaal

According to reports in the British media, Valdes has been told that he can only attend United's Carrington training facility when the first team are not there.

The situation means that the 33-year-old trains in the afternoons, if the senior squad has a morning session and vice-versa.

He working with the U21, U18 and academy goalkeeping coaches when the club's other keepers and first-team players are not around over the past fortnight.

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