Guus Hiddink says he can understand Manchester United fans’ frustrations with Louis van Gaal’s emphasis on possession football.
The two Dutch masters go toe-to-toe at Stamford Bridge on Sunday – and interim Chelsea manager Hiddink believes the contest will reveal a clash of playing styles.
Under-pressure Van Gaal won’t relish the prospect of coming up against his compatriot, having managed just one win over Hiddink in his eight previous attempts.
Although things have got a bit more exciting lately, many Red Devils supporters have become disgruntled following a series of boring displays this season – and have even booed their team off at Old Trafford on occasions.
“They like to see also what we like to see,” said boss Hiddink, “which is more goals. They like to see also more play in the box.
“Of course there’s a different approach (between himself and Van Gaal) and a different view on the game. That’s obvious.”