The 11 superstars given their debut by Van Gaal
The Spanish goalkeeper was handed his debut by Van Gaal aged just 20.
The Dutch manager gave Barcelona's long-standing captain his debut at 21.
Only injuries got in the way of the German defender becoming one of the best of his generation. Van Gaal gave him his Bayern debut aged 20.
The Austrian left-back was given his debut aged just 17.
The legendary Barcelona central midifelder made his debut at the age of 18.
The Dutch midfielder, famous for his protective goggles, was given his Ajax debut at 18.
The English winger had to wait a while for his debut, which came at the age of 21 under Van Gaal.
The legendary Ajax and AC Milan midfielder was only 16 when Van Gaal handed him his debut.
Van Gaal gave the technically-gifted attacking midfielder his debut at the age of 18.
The Dutch striker was 18 when he started his first match under Van Gaal.
Still one for the future, Rashford's debut came in February 2016, aged just 18.