Man Utd legend Giggs targets managerial role after retirement

Ryan Giggs, one of the most decorated players in the history of English football, has admitted that this could be his last season as a player and that when he does hang up his boots, he is considering following in the footsteps of some of his Manchester United colleagues and becoming a manager or coach, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Giggs, 38, has 12 Premier League titles, four FA Cups, four League Cups, eight Charity/Community Shields, two Champions Leagues and a handful of other trophies to his name, as well as holding the record for most Manchester United appearances with more than 900 games under his belt. The former Wales international intends to put that experience to use once he finally calls time on his playing career.

Admitting that in Sir Alex Ferguson he has had the best possible teacher for a future in management, Giggs said: “When I do finish playing, I’ll try to find the next best thing. Management does interest me. The nearer I get to finishing, the more I think about it.

All I can do is prepare myself as best I can for when I do finish. I’ve been doing my coaching courses with Nev [Gary Neville] – levels one two, A-Licence. We’re starting the Pro-Licence next year.” Giggs added that, as he has for many of the past few years, he will consider retirement after Christmas.

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