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Ryan Giggs promises entertainment in first press conference

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Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs has promised to get the team playing similarly as to how they did under Sir Alex Ferguson in his debut press conference after the sacking of David Moyes earlier in the week.

Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s key clash against relegation strugglers Norwich City, Giggs spoke of the need to entertain and to secure European football at the club for next campaign.

“I want to give the fans something to shout about – score goals, make tackles. That’s what they (the players) have done in training.

“Manchester United’s philosophy is to attack. We’ve got great players who are winners.

“It’s going to be my philosophy, the United philosophy. I want the players to play with passion, speed, tempo, imagination – all the things I expect of a United player."

The Welshman also revealed how being handed the reins and being given such responsibility was the proudest moment of his career.

“I’d like to say how proud I am to be managing for the four remaining games. The club I’ve supported all my life and been associated with for 25-26 years.

“It’s probably the proudest moment of my career and one I’m going to enjoy for the final two-and-a-half weeks of the season. I want to bring smiles back to the faces of the fans.

“I look forward to Saturday. I can’t wait for 5.30, the stadium will be bouncing. The players have looked good in training, they’re looking good.

“It’s been a frustrating season and we want to end it on a high.”

Giggs confirmed he had spoken to Sir Alex Ferguson before calling Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt to help him manage first team affairs.

“He (Ferguson) was the first person to call me. I wanted advice and wanted to know what to expect. Who better to ring?

“My first phone call was to Scholes. I asked Nicky Butt to come up and help us with the first team. I know how much the club means to these two people and Phil Neville as well." 

United will be hoping to bounce back after the 2-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park last weekend.


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