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Giggs 'Told United to Sign Gabriel Jesus'

Giggs 'Told United to Sign Gabriel Jesus'

Giggs served as the assistant manager to ex-boss Louis van Gaal, who was in charge of the club between 2014-16 and admitted that he had a clash with the Dutch coach, over the club's transfer policy.

Ryan Giggs has spoken out on the failures in Manchester United's transfer activity and some of his admissions will really annoy fans.

The retired Welshman knows a thing or two about talented teenagers given his emergence at Old Trafford and the success of the "Class of '92" at the Red Devils.

Jesus is yet to finish on the losing side in the Premier League since arriving at Manchester City from Palmeiras for an initial £27m back in January and the Brazil striker has been an integral part of Pep Guardiola's dominant squad this season.

'I watched Mbappe for a year. Giggs also claims to have watched Kylian Mbappe at the same time.

"You can't just go gung-ho against every team, especially when I don't think the players are outstanding like they have been in the past", he said. They had fallen down the pecking order, so do they go for someone who - and it winds me up saying this - hasn't got experience as a manager or do they go for a victor?

"It would have been £5 million ($6.7 million, 5.7 million euros) or something - get them, loan them back - and that's where the recruitment could have been better". "In isolation, they're doing OK", Giggs added.

The Brazil worldwide left his native club Palmeiras and completed a switch to Manchester City, while Mbappe joined Paris Saint-Germain from AS Monaco on loan in the summer.

"I would make one exception - if a big English club comes for me, than I would do it". I'm talking about Rafael [Da Silva], [Danny] Welbeck, Jonny Evans - players who are United through and through.

"They went for a victor, in Jose, a win-at-all-costs type of manager".

The United legend was appointed as the Red Devils' interim manager for four games, after the club parted ways with former manager David Moyes. "I've spent my whole life in the Premier League - not just as a player but as a player-coach and assistant manager".

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