BBC Sport - Louis van Gaal to prioritise signing new midfielder for Man Utd

New midfielder is Van Gaal's priority

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he is targeting the signing of a new midfielder as he seeks to perfect the balance of his team.

Van Gaal says composition of his side is "more important than the individual player", and adds that Wayne Rooney's best position may still be as a striker.

The Dutchman has used a flat back four, three at the back and various midfield permutations this season.

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