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Five Reasons Why Ryan Giggs Should Become Manager of Manchester United

This may sound a little trivial, but Ryan Giggs looks very much like someone who could succeed at United. From his press conference before the game at Norwich and until he walked off the pitch, the 40-year-old oozed confidence and passion for the role.

The fall from grace of Manchester United has been nothing short of unbelievable and the 'New Era' of David Moyes's United fell flat on its face.

Unfortunately for the man in charge, a defeat at the hands of former club Everton was the straw that broke camel's back and Moyes was unsurprisingly given his marching orders a few weeks ago.

As such, the Red Devils were forced to appoint an interim boss to fill the gap for the final few games of the season and up stepped club legend Ryan Giggs.

After being handed the reins, the winger lead his side to an impressive 4-0 win over Norwich for his first game in charge and although the club have been linked to a whole host of more experienced bosses, such as Louis van Gaal and Carlos Queiroz, many believe that Giggs should be given the role.

On that note, here are five reasons why Ryan Giggs should become the permanent manager of Manchester United.

5. They Have Nothing to Lose

A terrible season with David Moyes means that Manchester United have little to lose in appointing Giggs as manager.

The club look set to finish a lowly seventh in the Premier League after one of their worst seasons in years and whilst Moyes had the toughest of tough acts to follow in succeeding legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson after 27 years of success, Giggs can only go up.

Naturally, the Welshman would still be under pressure, however, nowhere near as much as Moyes, allowing him more time and a freer reign over the rebuilding of the club.

4. He Looks the Part

This may sound a little trivial, but Giggs looks very much like someone who could succeed at United.

From his press conference before the game at Norwich and until he walked off the pitch, the 40-year-old oozed confidence and passion for the role.

The Welshman, in his suit and Manchester United tie, seemed the perfect fit as boss of one of the biggest clubs in the world.

And this confidence showed in his line-up against the Canaries, as he wasn't afraid to leave out the £65m pairing of Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini, two of Moyes's only signings whilst he was at the club.

It's just one game, but Giggs seemed at home in the seat where Sir Alex Ferguson used to reign supreme.

3. He Is Respected

Nobody at Manchester United commands more respect than Ryan Giggs.

During his time as manager, David Moyes seemed to lose control of the dressing room and the team didn't look like they wanted to play for him.

Giggs's many years as a player and his outstanding career mean he would command nothing but respect from all players at the club, both new and old.

As a former player, Giggs has experienced every emotion a player could possibly go through, giving him the ability to sympathise and motivate his players better than Moyes ever could.

It was obvious that he commanded the respect of every player on the field during the game against Norwich, which was emphasised by how happy the team looked playing under him, resulting in a top notch performance.

2. For the Fans

Manchester United fans are amongst the most passionate in the world, but that passion has somewhat lessoned following such a disappointing season.

Giggs has been a firm fan favourite at United for about twenty years now and his appointment as manager could restore some much-needed morale back into the fan base.

The appointment of certain members of the Class of '92 in the form of Nicky Butt and Paul Scholes is also sure to boost fan morale.

Giggs is a pivotal figure in the restoration of Manchester United as a 'club for the fans' and he could be a successful one at that.

The fans are, of course, the most important part of a football club.

1. Nobody Knows More About Manchester United

Ryan Giggs has been at Manchester United for 24 years and the club courses through his veins.

Furthermore, since he already knows the club inside out, Giggs would need no time to settle in, like David Moyes needed or another manager would need.

If he surrounded himself with others who know the club, such as Fergie's old right hand man Mike Phelan, that would benefit him greatly in terms of tactical knowledge and possible players to sign.

Many argue that Giggs is too young and inexperienced for the role, but Kenny Dalglish, was appointed at Liverpool aged just 34 and he lead the club to one of its most successful eras.

If United really want to build for the future, then Ryan Giggs should be considered as the person to take them forward.

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