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Tuesday 22 April 2014

Giggs takes charge of Man Utd after Moyes' exit

Ryan Giggs is named as manager on temporary basis after David Moyes leaves the club

Ryan Giggs (left) will be Man Utd manager until they bring someone in permanently

Manchester United have confirmed that they have parted company with their manager David Moyes and replaced him with Ryan Giggs on a temporary basis.

Moyes, who replaced Sir Alex Ferguson as manager last summer, leaves Old Trafford with the Barclays Premier League champions lying in seventh place.

A club statement read: "Manchester United has announced that David Moyes has left the club. The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role."

United have also announced that player coach Giggs will take over as interim manager until the end of the season.

Key Points

  • Manchester United part company with manager David Moyes
  • Ryan Giggs takes over as manager on a temporary basis
  • The legendary Man Utd player will be managing for the first time