The extracts on this page are taken from selected national newspapers. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of Manchester United.
Build-up to United's clash with Bayern naturally dominates today's papers. Van Gaal admitted at Monday's press conference that he is "jealous" of United's set-up, while Sir Alex Ferguson's excitement ahead of the game is widely reported. The Guardian's Kevin McCarra hails the Reds boss' ability to rotate his squad to cope with injuries.
German journalist Joerg Althoff claims in the Daily Mail that Franck Ribery is not the player he was, and Ribery himself claims Wayne Rooney is "carrying United".
United are linked with Atletico Madrid keeper David de Gea in more than one paper, and Rooney's revelation that he uses a punch bag as an outlet for his anger is also covered.