Swansea City powerbroker John van Zweden has defended his verbal row with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Van Zweden, it is claimed in the English press, insulted Van Gaal prior to Swansea's win on Saturday.
Dutch TV were following Van Zweden for a story on the Swans director and he told Omroep West: "This is so unfair.
"But you see that just to make clear once again in a country where the media just write anything."
Van Zweden was filmed congratulating Daley Blind and United coach Frans Hoeck after the game before coming across Van Gaal.
"But Van Gaal refused (to shake his hand) and said something unkind about me. Luckily its all on camera, so Thursday - when it airs - everyone can hear it for yourself and see Van Gaal then walked away without giving me his hand.
"So, then I called Van Gaal an arrogant dwarrel. Nothing more, nothing less."
Van Zweden added: "I have always been full of praise for him, I also said, I have always spoken admiringly of Louis van Gaal. While he has never met me, he called me unkind things. So, I called him an arrogant dwarrel. That's all."