Koeman says LVG made mistakes, Southampton manager points out his own success

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, who is enjoying a break in the Caribbean, has been speaking about the recent managerial change at Manchester United to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.

Koeman believes the sacking of Louis Van Gaal is unfair, if he was informed about it only after the FA Cup win against Crystal Palace.

He said:"For months, we all read that Mourinho was talking with Manchester United. You never know for sure if Louis van Gaal was informed by the club, but if it really happened only after the FA Cup final, then he doesn't deserve that.

'You know that these kind of deals don't happen from one day to the next. Louis has been under huge pressure all these months."

The Southampton manager, however, admits Van Gaal could have represented himself in a different way to the media, as he often found himself in controversy.

He added: "Of course, he has had a number of things with the media. Moments which I also sometimes thought that he could have done things differently."

Koeman also suggested Van Gaal should be disappointed with his team's performances in the league, and pointed out his team Southampton finished just three points below Manchester United.

"In the league, of course, a disappointment for Louis is that Manchester United didn't finish in the top four and has not qualified for the Champions League.

"Southampton finished just three points behind Manchester United and Manchester City, and as many as 13 points more than Chelsea."

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He's actually in Portugal.

He's pretty convinced he's in the Caribbean... 

It's only other reports saying goes he's in Portugal. I honestly don't think know

That's his own column for a Dutch newspaper. Maybe he's drunk! It is the summer. 



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