Adam Smith For Mailonline

Security surrounding Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal was beefed-up during the home 2-1 defeat by Norwich, when the atmosphere turned threatened to sour.

Fans are growing increasingly unhappy with the Dutchman’s tenure at Old Trafford, as their poor Premier League form continues.

Before the game kicked off, Van Gaal and his staff were seen taking their seats in front of the usual faces which sit behind the United dugout.

Manchester United added extra security around manager Louis van Gaal during the Norwich defeat

Manchester United added extra security around manager Louis van Gaal during the Norwich defeat

The Dutchman took to his seat as normal before the game and was surrounded by usual spectators

The Dutchman took to his seat as normal before the game and was surrounded by usual spectators

But the atmosphere grew tense and Van Gaal was jeered by supporters as he headed to the tunnel

But the atmosphere grew tense and Van Gaal was jeered by supporters as he headed to the tunnel

One recognisable face was Angus ‘Statto’ Loughran, who dished out data in cult 90s show Fantasy Football League, and is a season ticket holder at Old Trafford.

Later in the game, extra security staff were seen around Van Gaal and his staff with United losing to strugglers Norwich.

The United players walk off dejected after their shock loss to the Premier League strugglers

The United players walk off dejected after their shock loss to the Premier League strugglers

At the final whistle, deafening boos rang around the stadium as fans showed their discontent at the Dutchman and his struggling side.

The 64-year-old was jeered by home supporters as he made his way down the touchline at full-time.

A United club official said they do not comment on security matters. 

The Canaries players celebrate with goalscorer Alexander Tettey (centre) after he netted the second

The Canaries players celebrate with goalscorer Alexander Tettey (centre) after he netted the second


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