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Top 10 Manchester United players under Sir Alex Ferguson who became managers

Sir Alex Ferguson and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during training

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Many former Manchester United players who have played under Sir Alex Ferguson have now become managers. One of them- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is now in charge at the Old Trafford.

Former Red Devils centre-back Jaap Stam has held talks with MLS side FC Cincinnati about becoming their new manager, having previously been in charge of Reading and Feyenoord.

So here is the list of the Top 10 Manchester united players under Sir Alex Ferguson who later became managers.

10. Roy Keane

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Keane’s post-playing career began with two short managerial spells. His second, at Ipswich Town, was a relatively unsuccessful two years, but his first job with Sunderland went very well. He took charge of the Black Cats when they were bottom of the Championship table, but ended up finishing second and winning promotion the same year. A mid-table Premier League finish followed, before things began to unravel for Keane.

9. Paul Ince

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Ince has a spot on this list for the hard work he did lower down the pyramid before his difficult tenure at Blackburn Rovers. The former United midfielder dragged Macclesfield Town out of a relegation battle in his first managerial role, and then took MK Dons to promotion out of League Two – as well as win the EFL Trophy.

8. Ryan Giggs

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Giggs’ four games as interim manager at United were mixed, before he was offered the Wales job. They should have done better in qualification for the 2018 World Cup, although Giggs’s Euro 2020 qualifying campaign was impressive towards the end.

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