Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs is on the verge of signing a consultancy deal to become the director of football at a Vietnamese football academy.
According to The Promotion Fund of Vietnamese Football Talents FC (PVF), the 43-year old Welshman will pen a two-year deal and thereafter be responsible for coaching players and training coaches.
Giggs, who won 13 Premier League titles during his time at Manchester United, is expected to travel to Vietnam twice on a yearly basis.
His appointment was confirmed via the PVF website. The statement on the website said that Giggs’ role included “building and developing PVF to become the leading youth football training centre in Vietnam”.
He will travel to the Asian country next week for the inauguration ceremony in the company of his friend Paul Scholes, who is a guest at the event.