Ryan Giggs is the Best Replacement for Van Gaal Rio Ferdinand

Rabat – Rio Ferdinand, English former Manchester United’s center-back, is of the opinion that Ryan Giggs is the best option to replace Louis Van Gaal when the Dutch manager leaves the club at the end of his contract in 2017.As United’s manager, Van Gaal might, has reportedly decided not extend his contract at Old Trafford any further than the following season, the former Red Devils defender has suggested Ryan Giggs to be the perfect man for the job, reported UK’s Express.Ryan Giggs, 41, is the assistant manager at Manchester and he is tipped to be promoted to take Van Gaal’s place. “He grew into where he is now. Towards the end of my time there you could see it more. So it’s a natural progression,” commented Ferdinand to The Sun.Ferdinand, 36, has known the Welsh coach for a long time as they shared the pitch for 12 years as teammates at the British club.The English star had good words for his friend: “You can see that he [Giggs] loves the game and is a student of the game by taking all of his coaching badges”.“Ryan was in and around the coaching staff” when Scottish manager David Moyes coached the club, Ferdinand, who played with the Red Devils from 2002 to 2014, said according to the same source.It remains to be seen if Giggs will take the job and become United’s main man when Van Gaal leaves Old Trafford. read more