Ryan Giggs believes Sir Alex Ferguson will still be Manchester United manager "in five years' time".
Giggs, 36, is expected to sign a new deal keeping him at Old Trafford until 2011 in the near future but expects to retire before his 67-year-old manager who he claims "still has that desire".
The 2009 BBC Sports Personality of the Year told the Times: "I think it will be me (retiring first). The manager is as good as ever and will go on for a long time."
He added: "I can still see him as manager of United in five years' time, easily, because as long as he is healthy he will have the desire to carry on.
"He has a great team around him, he has his passions away from the game and can get away with his horse racing. When he comes back to football he is refreshed, and I know he still has that desire."
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