Ryan Giggs 'not in any rush' to become a manager

Ryan Giggs has reiterated his desire to break into management after leaving Manchester United, but stressed he is not in a hurry to take his first job.

United legend Giggs left Old Trafford after two seasons as Louis van Gaal's assistant following the appointment of Jose Mourinho.

Steve Bruce's departure from Hull on Friday led to reports in the English media that Giggs could be in the running to replace his former teammate, but, speaking to reporters at the Indian Premier Futsal League, a competition he is currently participating in alongside Paul Scholes, he said he is content to take his time.

"Obviously, I want to be a manager," he told reporters. "Ever since I left school, I've been at United so this is the first time in 25-26 years where I have gone into a preseason not going to work.

"I have been keeping myself busy coming here and doing some media work and I am quite happy and relaxed.

"It is similar to when I finished playing, there was a disappointment but also I was relieved on my body for what I had done for 25 years. So, there is a little bit of relief so I can step back and if the right offer comes, I will jump on it. I am not in any rush, but at the same time I don't want to leave it too long."

Giggs has already had offers to take his first steps in permanent management, but he thinks the right opportunity could come along at any time because of the uncertain nature of the job.

"I have had [offers] but little bits really," he said. "I didn't know that I was leaving United and it is a short window and most clubs have got their managers more or less and they want to work with them preseason.

"Unfortunately, managerial jobs can be very short, who knows what happens in the next four or five months."

Giggs got some experience when he replaced David Moyes as Manchester United manager on a caretaker basis, but even in short space of time he learnt how hard the job can be.

"It was an unbelievable experience even only for four games," he said. "I had done all my coaching qualifications but there is nothing like sitting in the hot seat. It was two and half weeks but I learnt so much.

"You can do all your coaching badges but once you're in there, you're on your own. You're in your office, you've got to pick the teams, prepare training, watch opposition, so many things going on. I know that experience is going to help me forever in my managerial career."

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