Interim manager Ryan Giggs arrives at Carrington

Ryan Giggs has arrived at the club's Carrington training ground to begin his role as interim manager of Manchester United, following the sacking of David Moyes.

Ryan Giggs is to take the managerial reins at Old Trafford until a successor is found. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA

United will try to move quickly to install a permanent replacement for Moyes.

It is understood that Holland boss Louis van Gaal is the favourite to take over, but another potential candidate in Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp looks to be out of the picture.

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Man Utd deny Moyes' sacking handled unprofessionally

Manchester United have denied the departure of David Moyes was handled in an unprofessional manner. Richard Bevan of the League Managers Association said it was wrong for newspapers to have reported the news before it was officially announced.