Get breaking news alerts from myKhel

Manchester United legend Giggs takes up director of football role in Vietnam

By MyKhel Team
Manchester United legend Giggs takes up director of football role in Vietnam

London, Nov 13: Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has agreed to become director of football at a Vietnamese football academy on a two-year deal.

Giggs enjoyed a spell as temporary manager at Old Trafford, before becoming number two to former boss Louis van Gaal after the end of his glittering playing career.

However, since ending his lengthy association with the Red Devils, Giggs has not received another coaching role - despite being linked with several positions, including most recently at Leicester City and Everton.

Giggs will now begin his role at Promotion Fund of Vietnamese Football Talents FC (PVF) on November 20.

A statement on the academy's website said Giggs' responsibilities will include "coaching players, training coaches and participating in building and developing PVF to become the leading youth football training centre in Vietnam, in line with the famous football academies across the world."

Giggs' former United team-mate Paul Scoles has also been tipped to take on a role, with both set to be in attendance for the opening ceremony of PVF's training centre.

Source: OPTA

For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

    Story first published: Monday, November 13, 2017, 23:00 [IST]
    Other articles published on Nov 13, 2017
    + More
    POLLS
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Mykhel sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Mykhel website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more