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Ryan Giggs set for Euro 2016 punditry gig with ITV as Man United career seems all but over

The iconic United figure will make his debut for the broadcaster during their coverage of Poland v Portugal on Thursday.

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IT LOOKS INCREASINGLY likely that Ryan Giggs will call time on his 29-year spell at Old Trafford sooner rather than later.

The 42-year-old will be joining ITV’s Euro 2016 punditry team for the duration of the tournament.

He’ll make his debut with the broadcaster during their coverage of Portugal’s quarter-final clash with Poland on Thursday.

It’s believed Giggs had been approached by ITV before the tournament began but was reluctant to commit before finalising his situation at Manchester United.

Since Jose Mourinho arrived as the new manager, Giggs’ future has always seemed unclear.

The Portuguese always works alongside Rui Faria and though the legendary United figure has been promised another role within the club, his day-to-day involvement with the first team would be minimal under Mourinho.

With pre-season training expected to begin for United immediately after Euro 2016 finishes (July 7), Giggs’ decision to head to France and join up with ITV would appear to indicate that his time with the club is all but over.

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