Man Utd not a distraction - Van Gaal

Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal says his upcoming role as Manchester United manager will not adversely affect his focus on his country's World Cup campaign.

Van Gaal will take charge at Old Trafford at the end of the tournament in Brazil and admits the prospect of starting his new job may be "a good distraction" from having a "monotonous" focus on the World Cup.

Netherlands take on Spain in Salvador on Friday night in a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final.

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