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Ryan Giggs kicked off his spell in charge of Manchester United with a resounding win over Norwich City, and Martin Samuel of the Mail claims the club could well have created a major problem.
Giggs walked out of the Old Trafford tunnel in his blazer and tie to a huge ovation, and his team provided the result everyone connected with the club craved.
Giggs has three more extremely winnable games remaining between now and the end of the season.
Three wins would certainly hand ammunition to those who want Giggs to take the job permanently.
Strong rumours are linking Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal with the job. Samuel is aware of this, and he feels that by appointing Giggs on a temporary basis the club have a potential problem on their hands.
In his piece, Samuel wrote:
Ryan Giggs is exactly what Manchester United need, for now. A healing, unifying figure, steeped in the recent history of the club, surrounded by his friends, to a man Old Trafford legends. Yet what lies beyond?
David Moyes had not won a trophy, we were told. He had not competed in the Champions League, never managed a team through a title race. Neither has Giggs. He hasn’t won against Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea or Arsenal yet. He hasn’t even won an away match in the Premier League.
And Giggs is lucky with Manchester United’s remaining fixtures, too. They could have been hand-picked, such is their relative ease.
Giggs could win all four, by which time the clamour to give him the job would be overwhelming. United may have created a monster here. If they are intent on appointing Louis van Gaal or Carlo Ancelotti, why allow for such an emotionally charged climax to the season?