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Man Utd veteran Giggs warned he must retire to take Wales job

Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has been warned he would have to hang up the boots if he was to take the Wales job. Eric Harrison, who was responsible for bringing Giggs and the 'Class of 92' through at Old Trafford, has warned him if he ends up being installed as new Wales manager he would have to end his stellar career at United.

He told the Manchester Evening News: "It is not a cushy little number and it is not a part-time post.

"You are at the sharp end of things and these days I don't believe you could combine playing for a club at United's level and managing an international team.

"When I was with Mark (Hughes) we'd be jetting off all over the place watching future opponents. Then you would be going up and down the country checking on your players.

"You couldn't be playing for United at the weekend and be wondering and worrying about how the Welsh players are doing.

"If the vacancy does come up and Ryan is approached then he has a massive decision to make."

Harrison has no doubts Giggs is mentally tough enough to make a success of the management game and will become Wales boss eventually.

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