Manchester United boss David Moyes has welcomed the appointment of Ryan Giggs to his coaching staff.

Moyes has appointed Giggs as player/coach with immediate effect.

He said: "I'm delighted that Ryan has accepted the chance to become player/coach. His success and ability to adapt his game over a number of years gives him an unrivalled perspective on the modern game. 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."