Aston Villa next manager: Why Dr Tony Xia was right to avoid Ryan Giggs
It looks as though a Manchester United legend will be appointed manager of Aston Villa - but it won’t be Ryan Giggs.
The Welsh wing wizard was briefly mentioned as a potential candidate to take over at Villa Park following the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo.
But rumours were dispelled almost immediately and it isn’t hard to see why.
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Giggs, unlike the other candidates mentioned, has global appeal. He is a huge name in football due to his association with United.
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