Tuesday, 29th April, 2014

Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard has praised interim manager Ryan Giggs’ professionalism on the job and believes that the Welshman has shown composure in handling ‘probably the most difficult management job on the planet right now.’

Giggs took over as the interim manager of Manchester United after David Moyes was sacked by the board for poor results that have seen the Red Devils drop down to seventh in the league table, after finishing as the champions last season.

“I must say he’s been great and he has handled everything very professionally. He seems to have stepped in with a huge amount of authority and respect”, the 30-year-old told the club’s official site.

The Dane praised Giggs’ professional attitude and believes that the calm and composure that he has shown at such a difficult time for the club has been commendable.


“He doesn’t in any way seem overwhelmed. It’s probably the most difficult management job on the planet right now and he’s been doing great.”

David de Gea’s form between the sticks for Manchester United this season has relegated Lindegaard to only three appearances this campaign, but two of them have been clean sheets.

Giggs joined the Manchester United youth set-up after a personal visit by Sir Alex Ferguson with chief scout Joe Brown to the Welshman’s house to convince his parents.

After watching Giggs play for a local team against Manchester United Under-15 team, Ferguson said: "I remember the first time I saw him. He was 13 and just floated over the ground like a cocker spaniel chasing a piece of silver paper in the wind."

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