Southampton wanted to tie Koeman down to a longer deal but the Dutchman decided to join The Toffees.
Ronald Koeman will welcome any move to sit down with Louis van Gaal to ”clear the air”.
Linda de Mol mentions how the holiday homes of Koeman and Van Gaal in Vale do Lobo are only a hundred meters apart and what an uncomfortable situation it creates. Linda de Mol also has a holiday home in Vale do Lobo.
It was a relationship that began on the best terms. The coaches saw each other socially but that’s no longer been the case for the last 14 years as their relationship has deteriorated. The coaches shook hands during their Premier League encounters.
”We have met at the Southampton – Manchester United games for the past 2 years. We shake hands and have a short conversation. But that is also very right and a good feeling,’’ Koeman said.
”I think it is a shame when you live so close to each other. Actually it is a one way street. He has to pass my house to get to his and we have to pass his house.’’
”No but yeah ok, I sometimes talk about it with Betina (Koeman’s wife) and tell her: Come on, let’s go and ring their doorbell and…,”
With a bottle of wine?” asked Linda.
‘’Yes, in these times, why should one dwell on something that happened in 2002 or 2001,” Koeman said.
Linda asked if she would ever see them on a golf cart together.
”Who knows!” answered Koeman