Manchester United made a shrewd piece of business when they announced Portugal genius Jose Mourinho as a successor to Dutchman Louis van Gaal after two seasons of ordinary performances.
However, that announcement might now see club legend Ryan Giggs leave Old Trafford after 28-year old association.
The 42-year old has been in the role of an assisting manager ever since Sir Alex Ferguson left. He worked for a year under David Moyes and a couple under Louis van Gaal and there were reports making the rounds that he might be the next person in line for the senior job at Old Trafford.
He was, however, never given any assurances about his place after Van Gaal and with Mourinho now given the responsibility, he is expected to get his own backroom staff leaving no place for Giggs at the club.
And after loads of speculations about his future next year, The Sunday People have now reported that he wants to leave the club in pursuit of a career elsewhere.
Like the likes of Gary Neville who had a testing start to his managerial career at Valencia, Giggs has is also tried and tested in the Premier League and there will be no shortage of clubs at least from the Championship who would want to hire the 42-year old next season.
It is also understood that family and friends close to the player have suggested him to move away from the club in search for a lucrative job and it is understood that the player himself is now ready to start a new career as a manager.
However, it is also possible that Giggs, after 28-years of involvement with the sport might take a slight break and wait for the right opportunity to arise.
The 13-time Premier League title winner will surely be frustrated leaving the club but it might be the right time to move on as Mourinho looks all set to start a small era of dominance at Old Trafford.
Though the verdict on whether United should leave him or not is for another day but the amount of experience he has provided in the dressing room over the years at Old Trafford will surely be missed by the club if he decides to move on.
Do you think the club should act quickly to keep hold of him or set him free to search for another job?