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Sacked Man United boss LVG held talks over new Red Devils job this summer, but was snubbed after “boring” interview

Louis van Gaal was given the opportunity to jump from one Red Devils job to another this summer.

However, the sacked Manchester United manager was reportedly snubbed by Belgium – who have the same nickname as the Old Trafford club.

According to the Daily Mail, the Belgian federation felt Van Gaal was “boring” and “exhausting” during a preliminary interview, in which he was asked to outline his vision for the team and for Belgian football.

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Van Gaal is no stranger to being called boring.

In fact, back in January LVG admitted that he had even been bored himself by his United team.

“And there are also matches where I’m very bored or angry because we are not disorganising our opponent’s defence, but that is football,” he told BBC Sport.

Belgium eventually appointed ex-Everton boss Roberto Martinez, who will be assisted by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

Mail Sport claim that Martinez was one of just three managers who made it to the official interview stage. The other two were Ralf Rangnick and Rudi Garcia.

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