Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs will leave the club next week, Mirror has revealed.
The 42-year-old was convinced that he was going to be nominated club manager after Louis van Gaal was sacked at the end of last season.
But after the club opted for Jose Mourinho, he is now expected to turn down the chance to stay at Old Trafford and work with the Portuguese.
In December, a friend confirmed that the Welshman should leave the club to manage his own team.
"He's doing himself no favours staying there," a friend told ESPN at the end of last year.
"If I was him, I'd leave.
"He's ready to be a coach and he's got what it takes to be a good coach, but he doesn't look right sitting next to Van Gaal, a man who asks for his assistant to stay on the bench as he wants his players to work out their own solutions on the pitch."