Ryan Giggs appointed player-coach at Man Utd

Giggs (right) with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson at the end of the 2012/13 season. Credit: PA

Ryan Giggs has been appointed as a player-coach at Manchester United with immediate effect, the club have confirmed.

"It’s a great privilege," he said. "I hope I will be able to bring my experience to bear."

"It's no secret that I have been taking my qualifications and I see this as the first step in my future career.

"I'm really looking forward to working alongside David and the team."

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