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Thursday 04 July 2013

Ryan Giggs and Phil Neville to be Man Utd coaches

Ryan Giggs agrees to be player/coach at Man Utd & Phil Neville joins as a coach

Ryan Giggs and Phil Neville will both be coaches at Manchester United

Manchester United have said legendary winger Ryan Giggs and former midfielder Phil Neville will be coaches at the club.

Giggs has won 13 Barclays Premier League titles in his Manchester United career. The 39-year-old has made 620 league appearances for Man Utd and scored 109 goals. He will carry on playing, as well as being a coach.

Moyes took over from Sir Alex Ferguson at the start of the month. He said: "His career is an example to any aspiring young player and I’m sure that both he and the players will benefit from his new role."

Neville on the league six times while playing for Man Utd. He will be a first team coach. He retired from playing last season, after eight years as an Everton player.

Key Points

  • Ryan Giggs to be a player/coach role at Manchester United
  • Former Man Utd player Phil Neville will be a first team coach
  • Neville played under new manager David Moyes at Everton