Louis van Gaal's post-match interview after Bournemouth loss was a bit weird

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Louis van Gaal is a man under fire and after yesterday's 2-1 defeat against Bournemouth, and the pressure seemed to be getting to the Dutchman.

He'd just finish watching another insipid display from his side against the Cherries, who took the lead thanks to a freak goal from a Junior Stanislas corner before Josh King snatched the win after Marouane Fellaini had equalised.

The loss, which comes after the Red Devils' shock Champions League group stage exit in mid-week, means they could be out of the top four if Tottenham can grab a win against Newcastle later on today.

In the immediate aftermath of the loss at Dean Court, Van Gaal was obliged to partake in an interview with Sky Sports, and during the interview, the former Bayern Munich and Barcelona manager produced numerous strange soundbites. He spoke of his side's approach to the game ("I think the attitude of the players, I like the attitude. But the attitude is not only important.") and of their inability to 'sniff the gap' for Bournemouth's second goal.

However the weirdest moment came when the Dutchman discussed Manchester United's need to score in the second half. "It was a match where who scores the winning goal shall win," he said. Ok.....

Of course, his strange comments could just be down to the language barrier, but Van Gaal has produced more than his fair share of bizarre media moments in the past.

The shocked reaction of Manchester United's press officer went viral earlier this year when Van Gaal's produced his infamous passing stats dossier, while he gave a particularly awkward interview to the BBC's Guy Mowbray after his side's 1-0 loss against Chelsea in April.

Then again, this is a man who reportedly revealed his own private parts during a motivational team talk as Bayern Munich boss, so what did you expect?

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