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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Ryan Giggs Wants Manchester United Job

Former Old Trafford striker believes Welshman is eyeing up role when Sir Alex Ferguson retires.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes his former team-mate Ryan Giggs has his sights set on taking over the Manchester United job when current boss Sir Alex Ferguson eventually retires according to The Daily Mail.

The Norwegian played with Giggs at Old Trafford during his time at the club between 1996 and 2007, where he became known as the ‘baby-faced assassin’ for his ability to score coming off the bench.

Solskjaer has since gone to launch a managerial career of his own where he has enjoyed a successful spell at Norwegian side Molde.

That has prompted speculation that he could be in line to replace Sir Alex Ferguson when he eventually chooses to retire but Solskjaer believes he isn’t the only one with his eye on the job.

‘He’s looking at that United job for himself, Giggsy. He’s got top potential’, said Solskjaer.

‘Giggsy is going to play another year, but I’d say he’s got his eyes and ears open more to what the manager is doing.’

Solskjaer has said he is just happy to be thought of as good enough to be in contention for the hot-seat.

‘You have to dream big – if you don’t dream big, you won’t make it. So let’s just wait and see what happens.

‘Giggsy will know that. He’s got real potential and he will be looking at what the manager is doing.

‘I’ve said it before that my dream is to manage Man United. That’s tongue in cheek, really, because it’s a massive job – the biggest job in the world.’


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