Ryan Giggs explains it will take time to eradicate Mourinho players from Manchester United

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Ryan Giggs has blamed Manchester United’s ‘erratic’ transfer policy as the reason the club has suffered post Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Scotsman left Old Trafford in 2013, after achieving monumental success with the club.

Following his departure, David Moyes was brought in as replacement, but he didn’t last a year before getting the sack.

Louis Van Gaal and Jose Mourinho also came in, post Moyes, but they too didn’t last on the job, and were sent packing after a few years.

Ryan Giggs, who was a part of Van Gaal’s coaching staff during his tenure, recently spoke about the struggles of the club, and blamed it on their transfer policy.

He said: “Moyes didn’t last a season and the club recruitment was all over the place.

“You had Sir Alex players, Moyes players, then Van Gaal, with a different philosophy and different players. Then you’ve got Mourinho coming in with his group.

“So, you’ve got this mix of cultures but are they really United players? To get rid of that takes a long time. That’s why the owners – and stability – is really important.”

Manchester United has since hired Olé Gunnar Solskjaer as manager on a permanent basis, and there appears to be some improvement, after overseeing the transfers of the like of Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Bruno Fernandes and Jude Odion Ighalo (on loan from Shanghai Shenhua).

The club recently secured a third place finish in the Premier League, and look to re-enter the transfer market in search of more reinforcement, with Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish, rumoured to be among their top targets.