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After flying out on Tuesday, Giggs stayed overnight at the Oranje before making the short journey to the 62-year-old Holland manager's home. There, in a discussion lasting around three hours, Giggs and Van Gaal met for the first time, although the two had spoken by telephone last week when the proposed offer to be United's assistant manager was first discussed.