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Possible Manchester United Starting Line up against Norwich

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After the unceremonious sacking of David Moyes in midweek, Ryan Giggs takes charge of Manchester United as the Red Devils take on relegation threatened Norwich City on Saturday.

The 40 year old who has been given the charge on an interim basis took his first training session atAon Training Complex.

“United don’t need a big name manager”

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Gary Neville has insisted United don't need to replace David Moyes with a "big name" manager, as the club's aura should in itself be enough to attract world class players at Old Trafford.

Ryan Giggs has been appointed as interim manager until the end of the season and will take charge of his first ever game as Manchester United manager on Saturday when Norwich visit Old Trafford, but the club is looking to appoint a world class manager ahead of next season, with Louis Van Gaal and Carlo Ancelotti seemingly among the favourites to replace Moyes.

COMPETITION: Win our new manager’s shirt

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The 1991 home shirt, the 1996 FA Cup final shirt and the 1999 white shirt are amongst those on offer. Have a look at their Manchester United range.

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“We will go back to playing like Manchester United,” says Ryan Giggs

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Ryan Giggs opened his first training session as Manchester United manager by telling his players they would "go back" to playing the...

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Paul Scholes Returns to Manchester United as Interim Coach

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Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs has brought Paul Scholes back to Old Trafford as an interim coach to help train the first team.

With the return of Scholes to Manchester United, he joins Giggs, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt at Manchester United's training complex.

Following the departures of David Moyes, Steve Round and Jimmy Lumsden, the trio of Scholes, Neville and Butt were alongside Giggs for this morning's training session.

Fergie to help manager’s selection process

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Sir Alex Ferguson will have a say in deciding which manager should replace David Moyes at Old Trafford, after the former Everton manager was specifically appointed on his advice, only to fail miserably and being sacked just 10 months into his United career.

Since Moyes was relieved of his duties yesterday,two managers have already ruled themselves out of the running, with Pep Guardiola stating that he's determined to remain at Bayern Munich for at least another two seasons, while Jurgen Klopp, who would have been the perfect choice for United, has made clear he has no intentions of leaving Dortmund.

Man Utd confirm Moyes exit after disappointing season

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This always seemed inevitable.

Manchester United announced on Tuesday that they have fired manager David Moyes after a disappointing first season and Ryan Giggs will serve as head coach of the club on an interim basis.

Moyes more than struggled to replace legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson this season, failing to qualify for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1995 and enduring an inconsistent and subpar year that will see Man Utd finish with their lowest-ever points total in the Premiership.

David Moyes Sacked as Manager of Manchester United

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Manchester United have officially announced that David Moyes has been sacked as manager.

In a very brief statement by the club, Manchester United announced:

"Manchester United(NYSE:MANU) has announced thatDavid Moyeshas left the Club.

"The Club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.

David Moyes Could Be Sacked Soon While Ryan Giggs Would Take Temporary Charge

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David Moyes will be sacked soon after losing the support of the Glazer family, according to a report in The Daily Telegraph newspaper today.

Reporter Mark Ogden, who typically has good sources at Old Traffod, says that senior executives and the Glazer family have lost faith in Moyes, and that yesterday's 2-0 loss against Everton could be the final straw.

United veteran keen to stay

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Since taking over the club in July, David Moyes has repeatedly stressed the need to rebuild his team and part ways with many players of the current crop, regardless of how successful or how important to the club they might be.

It is, therefore, slightly surprising to see one players widely expected to leave Old Trafford this summer declaring that he's determined to continue playing football with Manchester United, yet that's exactly what Rio Ferdinand did yesterday, when he announced his intentions to remain at the club beyond the summer.

Moyes risks fans’ backlash over Giggs’ situation

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David Moyes could suffer a sever backlash from Manchester United fans if, has it has widely been reported today, he decides to bring Ryan Giggs' career at Old Trafford to an end after 23 years and 961 appearances in a red shirt.

Rumours that Giggs and Moyes do not see eye-to-eye and that the former has become disillusioned with the latter's methods in training and with his tactical approach have grown louder in recent weeks, despite Giggs' swift denial in yesterday's press conference of any rift existing between him and his manager.

Ryan Giggs: No Rift Between Me and Moyes

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Manchester United legend Ryan Giggshas stressed that there is no rift between David Moyes and himself,while the midfielder has also insisted the Red Devils are not heading into tonight's Champions League quarter final with Bayern Munich asunderdogs.

Photos: Man Utd training ahead of Bayern Munich clash

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Manchester United trained earlier today ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich tomorrow. Manager David Moyes took part in the session and was also pictured in conversation with player-coach Ryan Giggs. And perhaps in an attempt to prepare United for the fright of facing Bayern, the sprinklers came on part way through the [.

Video: Man Utd pair David Moyes and Ryan Giggs deny rift, claim they do yoga together

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Manchester manager David Moyes and player-coach Ryan Giggs have denied they have fallen out with Moyes joking that they do yoga together! There has been rumours of a rift between the pair for several months, culminating in newspaper reports suggesting Giggs will quit Moyes' coaching staff and the club this summer.

Is Giggs been forced out United?

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Ryan Giggs has denied any rift with David Moyes, but has admitted he could leave the club at the end of the season, after admitting that he'll have to consider his options when the current campaign comes to an end.

Rumours of Giggs growing increasingly disillusioned with Moyes' methods and approach to training have been widely reported over the last couple of weeks, with the Welshman so unimpressed by his manager's tactics and training drills that he has, allegedly, stopped attending coaches meeting as "Moyes doesn't f*****g listen anyway".

Manchester United shares rocket by £80MILLION after Class of '92 linked with takeover

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David Beckham could front a deal that sees him and his famed 'class of 92' team-mates (Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, the Neville brothers Gary and Phil, Nicky Butt) wrestle control of Manchester United from current owners the Glazer family. Becks set up his own Academy in East London back in 2005 and is currently busy in the US launching a Miami-based MLS franchise.

Man Utd’s Class of 1992 buy Salford City

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Delighted to be part of @salfordcityfc in the future! For clarity No name change/ no ground change and management and committee as before! Gary Neville (@GNev2) March 27, 2014 Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt are set to become the new owners of non-league side Salford City.

Man Utd’s Juan Mata to ask Ryan Giggs for tips on beating Bayern Munich

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Juan Mata has joked that he will be asking Manchester United team-mate Ryan Giggs for tips on beating Bayern Munich ahead of the Champions League quarter-final meeting between the two sides. Writing in his weekly blog, the Spaniard alluded to United's famous 1999 Champions League final victory over the Bavarian giants as a source of [.

United And Dortmund Progress In Champions League

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Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund wrapped up the last two available places in Friday's Champions League quarter-final draw on Wednesday's. United did the improbable, beating Olympiacos 3-0 at home to win 3-2 on aggregate. Meanwhile last season's runners-up Dortmund progressed despite losing at home to Zenit.

GIF It: The moment Ryan Giggs forgot he’s aged 40 (Man Utd vs Olympiacos)

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With all the excitement of tonight's crunch match between Manchester United and Olympiacos, an overexcited Ryan Giggs thought he was a 25-year-old winger. The 40-year-old decided that Giggs was indeed going to tear them apart again. But the old box of tricks and acceleration isn't quite what it once was.

Manchester United Crisis: Club responds to Giggs bust up rumours

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Manchester United Crisis: Club responds to Giggs bust up rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have responded to the widespread rumours claiming manager David Moyes and player/coach Ryan Giggs were involved in an aggressive bust up following the humiliating 3-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool on the weekend.

Could Giggs ‘bust-up’ signal the end for Moyes at Manchester United?

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Could Giggs ‘bust-up' signal the end for Moyes at Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

David Moyes' troubled tenure in the Old Trafford hot seat has been reported to have taken a further turn for the worse with rumours of a rift with the club's most decorated player, Ryan Giggs seeping out of the club.

News of internal rift sparks doubts over Moyes’ future

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News has leaked from within Manchester United today sparking rumours David Moyes' future is perhaps not as cut and dry as his 6yr contract suggests.

Recent results and, more worryingly, performances have been unacceptable but many onlookers still believe Moyes maintains the clubs backing. However, the latest news would, in most cases, make Moyes position untenable.

Video: Man Utd’s Vidic, Chicharito and Evra mock Danny Welbeck for saying Ryan Giggs was his childhood hero

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Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck was the butt of the jokes after claiming that Ryan Giggs was his boyhood hero. Team-mates Nemanja Vidic, Javier Hernandez and Patric Evra were laughing as Welbeck spoke about his heroes. Evra led the fun-poking, making a slurping noise as Welbeck talks about supporting United as a child as he [.

Premier League: Best XI since 2000

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Premier League: Best XI since 2000 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

English football has changed quite a bit since the turn of the century.

Way back in 2000, Kevin Phillips was the most feared striker in the top flight, while Manchester City were plying their trade in the old first division.

Is this United youngster the next Adnan Januzaj?

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"If you're good enough, you're old enough" These are the words of Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton. A man who is a supporter of the youth system at Manchester. A system that has produced world class talents such as Paul Scholes and George Best.

The system some believe, reached its peak when it produced some of the finest players of their generation in an exceptionally small space of time.

Giggs: “Mata could be a legend”

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Ryan Giggs has described Juan Mata as a potential United legend, claiming that the 25-year-old Spanish has all it takes to establish himself at United and go down as one of the Old Trafford greats, fully justifying the club-record fee United splashed out to secure his services.

Mata arrived from Chelsea for £37.

Mata: Giggs is an inspiration

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Manchester United confirmed they had agreed a deal to sign Juan Mata from Chelsea, pending an agreement of terms and passing of medical.

One of the first players he'll be seeking out is Ryan Giggs, who he revealed he admired back in 2011.

"He's actually one of the best wingers that there has been and are around right now," he said.

Fergie needs to help Moyes

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Eric Harrison, the former Manchester United Youth team coach, has called for Sir Alex Ferguson to step in to help David Moyes who, according to Harrison, has made life difficult for himself since arriving at Old Trafford.

Harrison, the man who coached David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Phil and Gary Neville and Nicky Butt when they were plying their trade in United's youth team, believes that the only thing that could help Moyes turn things around at Old Trafford is help from his illustrious predecessor.

More Moyes Woes As United Lose Again

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David Moyes continues to rewrite the record books at Manchester United, and not in a good way, as United lost for the third consecutive time, 2-1 at Sunderland in their League Cup semi-final, first leg. The defeat meant that United have lost three in a row for the first time since 2001.

Ryan Giggs, who had earlier hit the crossbar, gifted Sunderland the lead with an own goal right before halftime, and despite Nemanja Vidic equalising early in the second half, Fabio Borini's 65th-minute penalty gave the Premier League's bottom club the victory.

Impact of Manchester United’s youth… compared to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City

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Manchester United

Tom Cleverley 15 appearances
Danny Welbeck 13 appearances, 6 goals.
Adnan Januzaj 13 appearances, 3 goals.
Jonny Evans 12 appearances
Ryan Giggs 9 appearances
Darren Fletcher 3 appearances

Total: 65 appearances, 9 goals.

Ryan Giggs Should Take Mentorship Role With Adnan Januzaj at Manchester United

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Manchester United David Moyes was wise to point out the inconsistency of officials towards his young starlet Adnan Januzaj after the 3-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday. However the youngster will need to learn to toughen up as so many before him have.

Moyes said:

"I think in every game recently, I don't know how many tackles have been on Januzaj.

Cleverley admits being “average”

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In news that will surprise nobody, but in what still is a remarkable hones admission for a modern footballer, Tom Cleverley has admitted his performances this season have been extremely "average" this campaign and that the criticism he's received this season has been justified so far.

The 24-year-old has struggled to impose himself in United's midfield and one has to wonder whether Cleverley would be playing at all, had United the luxury to count on a number of quality options, rather than only on the mercurial Michael Carrick, the dynamism of Phil Jones and the occasional brilliance of 40-year-old Ryan Giggs.

Analysis of Manchester United’s Possession & Counterattacking Play Part 2

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Ryan Giggs says Man Utd are still in title contention

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Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has denied that the champions are out of the title race, saying the gap opened up by table-topping Arsenal is "bridgeable". United currently find themselves in ninth place and 12 points behind the Gunners. But their 40-year-old player-coach believes they can still fight back to put themselves in with a [.

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Like many Chelsea supporters around the world this morning, I have woken up to see reports that we are linked with a move to bring Javier Zanetti to Chelsea on a one year contract next season!

If reports are to be believed (from various sources by the way), Jose Mourinho wants to bring Zanetti to the football club as part of his long term vision as a coach but with a player role first for next season.

WTF are Arsenal doing dithering over Sagna contract?

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If Arsenal mess this up, someone needs to be sacked. It seems as though the Gunners are on the verge of losing Bacary Sagna at the end of the season after all. The news last week was good, and it seemed to be just a matter of time before the France international was signed up [...]

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Sunderland stuns Man United in first leg of League Cup semis

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Things are going from bad to worse for Manchester United and David Moyes.

Sunderland handed a beleaguered Man United their third straight loss Tuesday night, 2-1, during the first leg of their Capital One Cup semifinals series. Moyes, however, said poor refereeing played a part in denying United a result.

Cleverley: Playing for United is a dream come true

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Tom Cleverley has been in for plenty of stick this season following a string of poor performances, with some fans arguing that he will never make the grade at United, whilst others are keen to be patient and see whether he can replicate a turn around like Darren Fletcher did.

December has been a good month for Cleverley though, with him forming a decent central midfield partnership with Phil Jones, and even scoring a goal in our 3-0 win over Aston Villa.

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