Man Utd ace Giggs enjoying first days as player-coach

Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has enjoyed his first days as player-coach.

Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has enjoyed his first days as player-coach.

Giggs was appointed to the role earlier this month and is learning the ropes alongside the Reds’ new backroom team, though he’s not immersed in the job entirely yet.

"It has worked well so far and I am excited about it," he told manutd.com. "It is about getting the balance right because I am still playing but I have enjoyed it so far.

"The manager likes to coach and we have Jim Lumsden, Steve Round and Phil Neville, so there is not a big emphasis on that at the moment. It is looking behind the scenes and seeing how everything works.

"It is completely different from playing. Even though I have been playing for 20-odd years, I am seeing the other side of it, how we prepare for games. It is something I had not experienced as a player. Some things I knew, others I didn't. It has been a real education."

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