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First massive loss of the Mourinho era at Man United confirmed

Many a toast will be raised in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening as it has become clear that the tenure of a legend has come to an end at Old Trafford. 

A solemn mood fell over the Man United fans in the bar on Friday as BBC Sport confirmed that one club man, Ryan Giggs, has ended his 29 year career with the Red Devils.

The Welshman was a part of the famous ‘Class of ’92’ and made his way through the ranks at Carrington with the likes of David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and the Neville brothers, Gary and Phil.

The 42-year-old, made his debut for Sir Alex’s side in 1991, aged just 17 and went onto enjoy and illustrious career spanning an awe inspiring, 22 seasons.

After David Moyes was sacked as manager towards the end of the 2013/14 season, Giggs took charge as an interim player-manager for the last four games of the season, winning two of them.

After his spell in the hot seat the former winger took the position of Assistant Manager after it was announced that Dutchman, Louis Van Gaal was the new manager.

Now with the appointment of Mourinho as the boss, Giggs was reportedly unhappy about not being given the chance to take on the job full time. However, our Landlord has waded in with his opinion and thinks that a move away from the shelter of his beloved club, could do the former Welsh international well in the long run.

Man United fans, we want to hear from you! What was your favourite Giggs moment at Man United? And will he ever return as the top dog? Let us know in the comments below…

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