9:38 AM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014
The Guardian Aug 13, 2014
Ryan Giggs encouraged Adnan Januzaj to take Manchester Uniteds No11 shirt

Ryan Giggs encouraged Adnan Januzaj to take Manchester Uniteds No11 shirt

Club considered retiring shirt before it was allocated to Belgian James Wilson and Tom Lawrence handed first-team numbersAdnan Januzaj has taken the No11 shirt at Manchester United after being encouraged to do so by Ryan Giggs following the Welshmans retirement following 24 years playing for the club.Giggs has taken a particular interest in the Belgians development and as the No2 to the manager, Louis van Gaal, believed Januzaj should not hesitate in accepting the jersey number he wore for the majority of his glittering United career.

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