Last Updated: Sat, 02 Mar 2013 14:02
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has cooled talk that Ryan Giggs will succeed him as manager at Old Trafford.
The 71-year-old Ferguson has been in charge of the Red Devils for 26 years and shows no signs of slowing down with his side sat comfortably at the top of the table, holding a 12-point lead.
Speculation around his successor still continues with Jose Mourinho being touted as a possible replacement, but veterans Giggs and Paul Scholes have both been linked with the job when they decide to hang up their boots.
Former Wales international Giggs signed a one-year extension with the club last week and Ferguson believes that both should go out to learn the ropes somewhere else before even considering the job.
"I don't want to put them under that kind of pressure," he said
"I think an experienced coach is needed to succeed me.
"We'll see where they are in ten years. Both of them are intelligent, determined and hard-working. They'll be with us. I see them joining the staff like Sepp Maier or Gerd Muller at Bayern Munich."
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