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24 December 2017, 01:11 | Kristopher Drake
Giggs blasts Van Gaal for player sales
'I watched Mbappe for a year.
"He understood (my position) because I had played with those lads, but they just weren't for him".
"No. I've spoken to them before, last time before they appointed Bob Bradley", Giggs told Sky Sports.
Ryan Giggs was never the permanent Manchester United manager, because no one appeared to fully believe in his judgement. "It would have been five million pounds ($6.68m) or something - get them, loan them back - and that's where the recruitment could have been better", Giggs added.
Van Gaal spent two years as Red Devils' boss, with Giggs working as his assistant between 2014 and 2016.
Giggs, the most successful player in the club's history, believes a lack of clear vision since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 caused United to miss out on Jesus and Mbappe, now at Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain respectively.
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Louis van Gaal's time at Manchester United can probably be best described as underwhelming, but one man he clearly did leave an impression on was United defender Chris Smalling.
The ex-Manchester United winger is now in the hunt for a managerial position after leaving Old Trafford as assistant coach following Jose Mourinho's appointment in May 2016.
"Some of them, like Welbeck, wanted to play more regularly, and Jonny had a few injuries at the time, so you could understand it, but - and it's not saying it in hindsight - recruitment hasn't been great either".
Giggs questioned whether United have the quality to be able to match City's entertaining football while getting results.
"It's terrible to say this, but you look at City and [David] Silva, [Kevin] De Bruyne, [Leroy] Sane, [Raheem] Sterling, [Gabriel] Jesus... they're brilliant to watch".
The league leaders won 2-1 at Old Trafford earlier this month to go 11 points clear at the top of the table and will face Bristol City in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup after the Championship side humbled United at Ashton Gate this week.
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