Ryan Giggs has officially RETIRES to become Manchester United assistant coach

One of the great footballers of the past 20 years has today hung up his boots.

In the wake of the news that Louis van Gaal has penned a three year deal with Man United, Ryan Giggs has officially brought the curtain down on his playing days to becoming his assistant.

Ryan Giggs said: “I am thrilled to have the chance to serve as assistant manager. Louis van Gaal is a world-class coach and I know I will learn a lot about coaching from being able to observe and contribute at such close quarters.

“Manchester United has been a huge part of my life and I’m delighted to be able to continue that relationship in such a key role.”