Ryan Giggs has stated that he is hoping to make the progression into the world of football management, however only if he can find a side that matches his own particular desire.
The former Wales international was recently interviewed by Swansea City for their vacant managerial role after the sacking of Francesco Guidolin in October but somehow wasn’t given the job.
Giggs, who spent two years as an assistant to former United boss Louis van Gaal until he was replaced by Jose Mourinho, left Manchester United last summer after almost 30 years at Old Trafford. Giggs announced he was ending his long relationship with the Red Devils in order to pursue a career in management.
The Welshman has insisted he will also question potential employers at the interview stage as well as being quizzed by club owners and if both desire match, he will be happy to coach any club.
“I’d be happy with a good job in the Championship because you’ve got to be open to anything – Premier League, Championship, League One” says Giggs.
“The main thing is that the club you join have your beliefs that they believe in youth and are run the right way.
“And I believe they shouldn’t just interview you ,you should interview them.
” Six months down the line you don’t want to be saying ‘this is what I wanted, you agreed to it and now you aren’t doing it’.
Giggs also expressed his gratitude towards his former colleague Louis van Gaal. The winger vowed to use the experience to his advantage which he got from the Dutchman.
He said on Soccer AM: “I learnt a lot. Louis has been a world class manager and coach. That experience and watching someone that close and how it works was great.
“It was different to what I was used to under Sir Alex [Ferguson] for so long. I learnt how to set up the team and different coaching systems. There’s bit I’ll take and bit I won’t.”
The 42-year-old is currently working on business projects with former Class of 92 mate Gary Neville as well as doing TV punditry and searching for a proper club to involve into the world of football management.