Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

YOU Can't Get Better People to Learn [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

YOU Can't Get Better People to Learn [...]

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YOU can't get better people to learn from than Sir Alex Ferguson and Louis Van Gaalfi and that's why I'm fully behind the idea that Ryan Giggs could well be the next United manager.

David Beckham is the latest to pick up on the idea which has helped cement Giggs as the 13/8 favourite with Betfred for what I would always argue is the best job in English football, if not the world.

LVG's contract doesn't end until 2017 which gives Giggs, 41, the most decorated player who has more appearances than anyone else in United's history, even longer to pick up vital knowledge to further strengthen his chances of taking over.

There would be other candidates, of course, such as Pep Guardiola (9/4), Carlo Ancelotti (8/1), Jose Mourinho (25/1) and Diego Simeone at 28/1. Betfred have Gary Neville in at a tempting 12/1 and those odds could shorten if Bury's most famous son continues to enhance his reputation on the telly and in his England coaching role.

Some fans might contend that United would need someone with experience on the world stage as a number one but that isn't necessary. …

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