Thursday 19 October 2017

'We've sold our soul for Mourinho' - Man United fans react to Ryan Giggs' Old Trafford exit

Jose Mourinho and Ryan Giggs
Jose Mourinho and Ryan Giggs
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Manchester United have confirmed Ryan Giggs' 29-year-long association with the club has been brought to an end.

The 42-year-old, who spent two years working as Louis van Gaal’s assistant manager, will not be part of Jose Mourinho’s backroom team for the 2016/17 season.

Giggs had considered staying on at Old Trafford under Mourinho, who replaced Van Gaal as the club's manager in May.

The Portuguese coach, however, wished to appoint his long-standing deputy Rui Faria as United's new assistant.

Giggs has ultimately decided against remaining at the club in a lesser role and will try his hand at management elsewhere.

There has been a mixed reaction to the announcement on Twitter:










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