Neville and Giggs join coaching staff at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs will take up the player-coaching role from next season, the club has announced today.
The 39-year-old, who agreed a one-year contract extension last term, will re-unite with former defender Phil Neville as a member of David Moyes’ backroom staff.
“It’s a great privilege to be appointed a player/coach. I hope I will be able to bring my experience to bear, having been both a player and part of the Manchester United family for so long,” Giggs said as quoted in The Daily Mail.
“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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