It may not have escaped your attention that David Moyes has been relieved of his duties at Manchester United, via Jamie Jackson of The Guardian, after a disastrous 10 months in charge. In the interim, Ryan Giggs has been promoted to a player-manager role, effective immediately.
The Welshman is by no means the first player to assume first-team responsibilities at a club where he is much admired.
Here are 10 club legends who have gone on to manage their team. (Sorry Tim Sherwood, you don't make the cut on this one...)