Following Wales success at Euro 2016, it was always likely that Chris Coleman would move on. His remarkable achievement in France at the Euro’s where he took an unfancied Wales to within 90 minutes of the final has ensured that his name will be forever written in Welsh folklore. Its not surprising then that Coleman decided to leave and return to club football, likely believing that he had taken his country as far as he could. His departure sparked a flurry of activity from the Welsh FA who interview a host of potential candidates including legends like John Hartson, Craig Bellamy and Mark Bowen before eventually settling on arguably their greatest ever player, Ryan Giggs as their new manager.
The former Manchester United winger was handed a four year deal and was introduced to the media on Monday but was it the right appointment? Giggs has applied for and been rejected by several clubs since giving up his role as caretaker boss at United in 2014. Is this a masterstroke by the Welsh FA or a mistake?