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Man Utd were keen on Atletico Madrid boss Simeone

Manchester United were keen on Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone before turning to Louis van Gaal, it has been revealed.

AS says Van Gaal was only one of three names on United's shortlist, along with Spain coach Vicente del Bosque and Atletico Madrid manager Simeone.

United have since confirmed that Van Gaal will be their new boss following the World Cup in Brazil this summer.

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