The Manchester United manager thearatically dived to the turf during his side’s 3-2 victory over Arsenal to make a point to the fourth official.
The internet swiftly reacted to the comical moment with a series of memes, much to the amusement of one United player.
Herrera, who scored the Red Devils’s third in a 3-2 win against their bitter rivals, was caught liking a collage of Van Gaal-inspired memes on Instagram.
Even Herrera appreciates a good Van Gaal meme. pic.twitter.com/9YLYCe39uj
— Beth Ashton (@BethAshton) February 28, 2016
The Gunners suffered a setback in their bid to win a first Premier League title since 2004 after a subdued performance at their bitter rivals.
United teenager Marcus Rashford scored twice on his Premier League debut to hand the hosts a 2-0 lead before Danny Welbeck reduced the deficit ahead of half-time.
Herrera restored the home side’s two-goal cushion before Mesut Ozil scored what ultimately proved to be a late consolation for the visitors.
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