Ryan Giggs has been waiting in the wings for an opportunity to kick start his managerial career. According to reports today, that opportunity could soon be on the table.
In a week when MK Dons, Wolves and Wigan have all parted company with their managers, Giggs has been linked with the hot seat at last season’s League One champions.
The Sun report the ex Manchester United assistant manager has emerged as a front runner to take over at the DW stadium following the sacking of Gary Caldwell on Tuesday.
Reports suggest that Wigan have now turned their attention to the Welshman, who would be able to stay in the North West, despite having been previously linked with a move for ex MK Dons boss Karl Robinson, who himself was sacked this week as manager of MK Dons whom he got promoted alongside Wigan only last season.
Giggs would have a major job on his hands at Wigan as they struggle to stay in the Championship having only won two games from fourteen so far this campaign.
The former Welsh winger, who won 13 Premier League titles, two Champions Leagues, four FA Cups and four League Cups was recently interviewed for the vacant managerial job at Swansea City but claimed lack of ambition from the Welsh side saw him miss out.
Giggs may have to step down to the Championship to prove his worth as he aims to make his first steps into football management on a full time basis following a short period in a caretaker role at Manchester united after the departure of David Moyes in 2014.
Damien McEvoy Pundit Arena.