"Ryan is Manchester United through and through, and today is a day of condolences as well because he has actually retired from playing at the ripe old age of 40. His career has been magnificent but he can now focus on the next phase of his career which is hopefully coaching and managing. He definitely has experience on his side and he has the name and the clout behind him because of who he is and what he has achieved. I think it is the natural progression for Ryan, and I think it will happen in the next two or three years."