Ryan Giggs has confessed that Manchester United's clash with Norwich City simply cannot come soon enough for him today (Saturday).
The Reds legend is clearly bursting with pride as he anticipates managing the team for the first time after being announced as an interim replacement for David Moyes. Understandably, the 40-year-old is fully focused on the job in hand and is refusing to look further ahead, but he's excited by the prospect of leading out the club he loves at Old Trafford.
"There will be no prouder person than me when we walk out," he stated. "The hairs on the back of my neck will be standing up. I know it will be rocking. I know the fans will be behind us. I know the players can’t wait and my staff can’t wait. I can’t wait. I just want the match to come.
"I’ve got a chance to show what I can do and what I am capable of as a manager in a short space of time. That’s my focus. After that is another conversation. We’ll see where it takes us. That is my main aim – not five years down the line."
Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes and Phil Neville have been assisting Giggs in his new role this week and their input has been greatly appreciated by the Welshman.
"They're the same as me," he added. "They’re Manchester United fans and they’ve played for the club for a long, long time, the majority of their careers. Myself and