Giggs undecided over retirement
Ryan Giggs admits he is still undecided over whether to call time on his remarkable playing career at the age of 40.
The Manchester United legend has been so preoccupied with his interim managerial duties that he has yet to make a firm decision on his own future. After lighting up Old Trafford with a splendid cameo performance against Hull City, it is difficult to imagine we may have seen the last of the Welshman on the pitch.
The Reds finish the campaign at Southampton and Giggs may not include himself in the squad, as he continues to prioritise running the team over playing. "I loved it the other night," he said. "I loved coming on and I still enjoy training, even though I have not done much of it over the last couple of weeks. I still enjoy it and I loved it the other night.
"A lot of things [need to be considered about playing on] like if the new manager wants me! If I want to put my body through another year of eating the right things, the discipline, another pre-season and do I want to go out still enjoying it and not go on a year too long?
"These are all things I have got to consider. It is probably easier if you have had injury problems. I have seen players who just can't go on and they are not training, they are just going out for games. I have never really had those problems. I have got to weigh up a lot of things."
Giggs insists he is not frustrated he will not be considered for the manager's job on a permanent basis. "It's not a disappointment," he stressed. "I have got plenty of time and this experience has definitely helped me. I've loved it. With all of the things going on in my head, whether to carry on playing or not, there are a lot of things to consider for me so I am not disappointed at all."