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Ryan Giggs reveals Louis van Gaal PUNCHED him in his first Man United meeting as he details his relationship with the 'dominating' Dutch manager - and his sadness at leaving when he was sacked Ryan Giggs recalls his strange first encounter with ex-United boss Louis van Gaal Meeting for the first time, Giggs claims Van Gaal punched him in the stomach After complimenting him on his physique, the Dutchman gave him a 'hard' punch Giggs told Jamie Carragher that he 'didn't know what to do' in response 

By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline

Published: 13:51 GMT, 29 October 2020 | Updated: 14:01 GMT, 29 October 2020

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Ryan Giggs has revealed that he was punched in the stomach by Louis van Gaal when he met the Dutchman for the first time.

The Wales boss made the sensational revelation on

, where he was left not knowing what to do after meeting the newly-appointed boss in 2014.

Giggs went on to learn his trade as a coach under Van Gaal after previously taking caretaker charge of the club following David Moyes sacking.

Ryan Giggs (L) has revealed Louis van Gaal (R) punched him in the stomach when they first met

Ryan Giggs (L) has revealed Louis van Gaal (R) punched him in the stomach when they first met

And the United legend says he was left baffled by Van Gaal's introduction at a meeting the pair arranged in a hotel.

'He was different. He was very dominating,' Giggs told Carragher. 'The first time I met him he punched me in the stomach. 

'I've gone to meet him, we've got a list of the players that I think were good and the ones that were not so good. 

'I've gone to meet him at a

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