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Louis van Gaal pulls Geoff Shreeves hair to explain Marouane Fellaini's elbow

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If only Louis van Gaal's Manchester United team were as entertaining as the Dutchman is on the sidelines and during interviews with the press, his job wouldn't be in danger.

The Red Devils played out a 1-1 draw with league leaders Leicester City at Old Trafford this afternoon in a game that was packed full off dramatic incidents. 

Anthony Martial opened the scoring in the first half, before Wes Morgan levelled things up with a close-range header.

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Kasper Schmeichel was called upon to make a handful of superb saves across the 90 minutes, while Danny Drinkwater was sent off in the dying minutes for a second yellow card following a foul on Memphis Depay that could well have been a penalty.

To add to that already impressive list, Marouane Fellaini could have seen red for landing a very deliberate elbow on the face of Robert Huth after the Leicester defender appeared to tug at his rival's hair in an attempt to antagonise him.

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Intrepid Sky Sports reporter Geoff Shreeves asked Van Gaal about the incident in his post-match interview, and probably wasn't expecting the answer he got. 

The former Barcelona boss thought the best way to explain Fellaini's actions was to demonstrate how he was antagonised in the first place. That's right, by pulling Shreeves' hair.

While groping at Shreeves' head, Van Gaal explained: It's a normal reaction. When I grab your hair, your hair is much shorter than Fellaini's." Well, he's nailed that one alright. He then added: "Every human being who is grabbed by the hair, only with sex masochism, then it is allowed."

- You can click here to see the bizarre clip

Although Van Gaal seemed fairly content with a point against the Foxes, it does mean that his side's chances of a top four finish are remote.

They're four points behind Manchester City, who are currently losing 2-0 to Southampton, and seven back from Arsenal, who have played a game more.

Will Van Gaal still be at Manchester United next season?

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Leicester City
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