Ryan Giggs named interim coach for Manchester United

Manchester United have confirmed that Ryan Giggs will act as interim manager of the club, following the departure of David Moyes.

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Manchester United confirm Giggs as interim manager

Manchester United have confirmed that Ryan Giggs will act as interim manager until a permanent manager is appointed.

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BREAKING: Ryan Giggs will assume first-team responsibility at #mufc until a permanent manager is appointed. More: http://t.co/883hYw50DK

The club's official website also said that they will make "no further comment on this process until it is concluded".

Read more: Who will replace Moyes as Manchester United manager?

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Manchester United confirm David Moyes departure

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BREAKING: Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club. (part 1 of 2) #mufc

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BREAKING: The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role. (part 2 of 2)

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David Moyes: What do the papers say?

Newspapers around the country have begun speculating on the future of Manchester United manager David Moyes. We take a look at some of the headlines:

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Speculation over Giggs' role at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs (right) with manager David Moyes during a training session. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

There's speculation about Ryan Giggs' role at Manchester United with manager David Moyes reportedly set to leave the club.

If Moyes' 10-month reign is brought to an end on Tuesday, there will be no shortage of takers for the position.

Jurgen Klopp, Laurent Blanc and Louis van Gaal have the credentials to succeed.

But perhaps a more popular choice would be to install the former Wales star Ryan Giggs, who is part of Moyes' backroom staff having started taking his coaching badges earlier this season.

There is a perception among United fans that Giggs, perhaps along with Paul Scholes or Nicky Butt, could restore some pride and passion to the United dressing room.

United have insisted that Moyes is still their manager, but have refused to deny widespread reports the Scot is to be dismissed.

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