Giggs prepares for coaching career
Ryan Giggs, pictured, is taking the opportunity to learn as much as possible from Stuart Pearce
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs is pondering a career in management when he hangs up his boots.
The 38-year-old is captaining the Great Britain Olympic team and is taking the opportunity to learn as much as possible from Stuart Pearce and his coaching staff.
Giggs told the Daily Mirror: "Coaching is something I'm looking at more and more. In the middle of last season, I completed my UEFA A Licence, which was good. It's a different side of things, completely different to being a player."
He added: "I want to gather as much knowledge as I can and prepare myself as best as I can, if I do want to go into management or coaching.
"The Olympics is a great platform, it's different being involved in tournament football to league football.
"I ask as many questions as I can at United and I've been the same here with Great Britain."
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"I want to gather as much knowledge as I can and prepare myself as best as I can"
well if your dedication as a man utd "player" is anything to go by, and the fact that you`ve been watching the greatest manager of all time for the past 20+ years, im hoping you stick around at OT.
GL Ryan :D
I think maybe perhaps Ryan could teach Pearce a thing or two about coaching,like first of all that the idea of the game is to get the ball (a) into the oppositions goal(b) as many times possible
Giggs will make a good coach/manager, he is a great professional and he knows the game inside out.
Alot of small minded people will always bring up what happened in his personal life, and that is his personal life. I suppose everyone who brings this up have a squeeky clean life and have made no mistakes at all or support other players who have never made a mistake in their personal life.
True football fans can recognise what Giggs has acheived in his career, not many players can ever match this.
Don't shake your head too much m8 or that braincell may fall out of your ear .
Ryan Giggs has been one of ( if not the ) greatest players to ever grace our game , how anyone who purports to follow football in any shape or form can say otherwise is beyond me . Alan Shearer is one of the best strikers ever Mr Geordie Male and you won't see me namecalling him just because he plays for another club , maybe because i'm obviously so much more mature than you . If you asked Shearer his opinion about Giggs he would agree with me 100% .
I would rather support a professional that has won just about every club honour going multiple of times, who made a mistake in his personal life than a player who has won next to nothing that teamed up to give some lad a kicking outside a nightclub.
He is a great professional inside the game and knows the game inside out, he will make a good coach/manager.
Fergie is the best teacher for him. But many great players are not great managers. Must teach at young guys firstly.
What are you on ???
This is an article about Ryan wanting to take up coaching when his playing days are over , making accusations based on unproven journalistic rumours is rather stupid . You are nothing more than a narrow minded bigot and have never been a true football fan .