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Ryan Giggs has been a keen student of Sir Alex Ferguson in recent years

SYDNEY -- Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has suggested this season could be part of his transition into life after football as he looks to adopt a coaching role at Old Trafford.

Giggs, 39, is preparing to enter his 22nd season in the Premier League, which may be his last.

The former Wales international admits his continued passion for football has prevented his retirement thus far, but Giggs appears ready to move on as he continues to study his coaching badges in Europe and take a back seat role under David Moyes.

"Crazy, aren't I?" the 39-year-old said. "I'm enjoying it just as much as I did 20 years ago. It's as simple as that. Every year is a bonus to me. Take last year: winning the league, that feeling you have after the hard

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