Ryan Giggs succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson would be supported by the Manchester United manager.

The Daily Star Sunday says Giggs succeeding Ferguson as manager of Manchester United has some merit, as the Old Trafford boss is a supporter of the idea of internal promotions to maintain continuity at the club.

That's why his former assistant Carlos Queiroz was once in the frame to follow Fergie, 70, when he eventually retires.

Giggs, 38 is a United legend who is on the coaching pathway and he has just signed a new 12-month contract at Old Trafford.