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Ryan Giggs’ final team meeting as Man United caretaker manager is where dreams go to die

This is what the Wales squad have got to look forward to...

At last, someone has finally given it to Giggsy until the end of the season and beyond.

Wales have employed the Man United legend as their new manager on the basis that, er, he was good as a player? And he’s Welsh?

Why did they put his name on the front of the shirt? He’s not the new sponsor

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Why did they put his name on the front of the shirt? He’s not the new sponsor

Giggs’ managerial experience extends to four games as caretaker manager at Old Trafford after David Moyes was binned off in 2014.

A spell of two wins, one draw and one win was enough to reduce him to tears, with the 13-time Premier League winner citing the ‘pressure of managing United’ as a reason for his emotional outpouring.

Giggs also admitted that he struggled to sleep for the month he was at the helm.

*insert a joke about him not being able to sleep for other reasons here*

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*insert a joke about him not being able to sleep for other reasons here*

Sleeping probably wasn’t much of an issue for the United players at the time.

This footage from Giggs’ last team meeting as caretaker boss reveals the limited extent of his motivational powers…

Nothing like monotone delivery to get the lads pumped for the last game of the season against Southampton.

This clip also gives us an insight into Giggs’ deep understanding of the sport when he tells his substitutes to ‘make sure’ they are watching the game.

That’s the kind of searing tactical knowledge you only get from 24 seasons as a top-level professional.

Oh, you want to know the result of the game? 1-1.

Bless

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Bless

It seems that Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and company’s first challenge under Giggs will be to feign enthusiasm in team meetings.

How long until someone from WalesFanTV is begging for the Welsh FA to ‘give it Bellamy’ until the end of the qualifying campaign?


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