Speed wants Giggs involved
Wales head coach Gary Speed is hoping to persuade Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs to join his coaching staff.
The former Dragons skipper has already admitted he is ready to help out Speed but won't be making a playing comeback for his country.
It was reported Speed could make Giggs, 37, his captain for the Euro 2012 qualifying clash with England at the Millennium Stadium in March.
However, the former Sheffield United boss has quashed those rumours and has instead indicated a move into coaching would be good for Giggs.
"It will be great for the players, the fans and me for Ryan to be involved, but it will be good for him too," Speed told The Independent.
"I want him to be part of the progression, so when I've gone he can maybe step in."
Speed believes he has a group of players which can finally qualify for a major international tournament.
"We've got (Gareth) Bale, (Craig) Bellamy, (Aaron) Ramsey, but we need 23 or 24 players if we're to achieve anything, and at the moment we have a group with the potential to be together for 10 years," he added.
Speed, who made his senior debut for Wales in 1990, revealed his greatest motivator was the late Sir Bobby Robson.
"Bobby Robson was the greatest motivator, not so much from what he did, just the way he was," he said.
"I showed him my backside once, when he took me off, and when I got home I felt so bad. I rang him and said: 'Look gaffer, I'm really sorry.' And he said: 'Don't worry about it, son, these things happen.' He had such a big heart, it just made you roll your sleeves up."
And asked whether Robson got his name right. He added: "At the start he used to call me Sheedy, but that was great for me because Kevin Sheedy was one of my heroes."