Ryan Giggs has slammed Manchester United's players for their reaction after the final whistle was blown in their 4-0 defeat by Chelsea.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was seen in what appeared to be a jovial exchange as he swapped shirts with Eden Hazard while Anthony Martial walked off the pitch with his arm around France team-mate and Chelsea goalscorer N'Golo Kante.

"You can get beat in a football match, but then when you're getting beat and you're swapping shirts, that is something I don't like," Giggs, who spent 29 years at United in playing and coaching capacities, said to Premier League TV.

"If you get beat 4-0, you congratulate the opposition, you thank the supporters and then you get off the pitch.

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"You don't stand around on the pitch swapping shirts and laughing with the team that's just beat you."

Ibrahimovic was anonymous as United crashed to defeat on Sunday, stretching his scoreless run to a fifth game.

Photo / Sky Sports UK.
Photo / Sky Sports UK.

Anthony Martial was seen with his arm around N'Golo Kante as they left the pitch

Martial, meanwhile, replaced Jesse Lingard after 65 minutes but failed to provide anything to stop Chelsea, whose goals came from Pedro, Gary Cahill, Hazard and Kante.

United boss Jose Mourinho was furious with the display he had witnessed from his side upon his return to Stamford Bridge.

"I told my players at half-time, we have to chase the result in a situation where Chelsea is very comfortable," Mourinho said. "We put ourselves in a situation where we gave them the game they want.

"We could have scored for 2-1, they scored for 3-0. The performance has to be analysed together with the defensive mistakes and we were punished.

"In the end, we will be around."