van der Sar, now a director at Ajax, gave van Gaal a glowing endorsement with United closing in on the 62-year-old as their new boss.
The Holland coach has been in talks with Manchester United over taking over from Ryan Giggs, who is interim manager at Old Trafford after the sack of David Moyes.
“I will say more about Louis and United once his appointment his official. But I have made it clear here before that Louis van Gaal is the best manager I have ever played for.’‘ – Edwin van der Sar
Talks are currently going-on between Old Trafford officials and the former Ajax, Bayern Munich and Barcelona manager.