Victor Valdes has launched a strong response to Louis van Gaal’s claims that he refused to play for Manchester United’s reserves last season.
Van Gaal ruffled Valdes’s feathers on Wednesday by admitting that he is expects the Spaniard to leave Old Trafford this summer because he does not fit in with the club’s philosophy.
The 33-year-old goalkeeper has responded by tweeting a three images of games that he played in for United’s U21s last term, alongside a fourth picture of him with his teammates and the word “#respect”.
— Victor Valdes (@1victorvaldes) July 16, 2015
Valdes, who only joined United on a free transfer in January 2015 following his release by Barcelona, has been left behind while the Red Devils embark on their pre-season tour to the United States.
He made two appearances in the first team at the end of the season while David de Gea was injured and was thought to be in the frame to be United’s number one should the 24-year-old leave for Real Madrid.
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