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Southampton boss Koeman enjoys sly dig at Van Gaal

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says they'll be up for tomorrow night's clash with Louis van Gaal's Manchester United.

Koeman could not resist one last jibe when asked about the difference in style between his team and Van Gaal's United side.

He said: "Normally it's the same because we are both Dutch managers, we like to play offensive - we like to dominate the game.

"But for different reasons, Man United played a different system.

"In the last few games they play 4-4-2 with a diamond in midfield and maybe they will change for Monday - we will see.

"The manager likes to play attractive football, to score goals and create. Sometimes for lots of reasons you can't do that but that's not my problem.

"The game is Southampton versus Manchester Untied and the game needs attention, not the two managers because that's private.

"It was a working problem. It's not an issue because it is eight or nine years ago."

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