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Giggs’ new job

Ryan Giggs found himself a new job and it seems like him and Paul Scholes will be on the same team again

According to GOAL, Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has taken on a role as youth director with a Vietnamese football academy and Paul Scholes is set to join him.

Giggs will start his new role on November 20, and he’ll stay there for two-years, based on his contract agreement at least.

The former Wales international will take over as head of the academy at Promotion Fund of Vietnamese Football Talents FC (PVF), while his former team-mate from Old Trafford will take on a technical advisor job.

The Vietnamese organisation will welcome the two United legends with the opening event of their new training centre later in November.

As PVF stated on their website, Giggs “will be responsible for 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.”

The Welsh has been linked with other coaching roles in the English top-flight since his short managerial career at United after David Moyes was sacked in 2014. Giggs managed to win two of his four games back then.

The 43-year-old admitted he would have been interested in the managerial jobs of either Everton or Leicester City.

However, in the end Giggs decided to take a job pretty far away from England, as he had strong competition for the jobs he desired the most.

“I think you look at those two teams, Leicester being champions two seasons ago, Everton being a fantastic club with a fantastic history, for me these are clubs I would be interested in,” he said.

“However, there are a lot of coaches out there who would be interested in those positions,” the Welsh explained.