Giggs left Manchester United after 29 years remaining summer time, having spent two years as Louis van Gaal’s assistant.
The former Wales global opted to name time on his Old Trafford profession after being lost sight of for the highest job, which was given to Jose Mourinho.
But Keown says Giggs was most likely to take over Van Gaal’s place at Manchester United, however Manchester City’s appointment of Pep Guardiola precipitated the board to move for a confirmed supervisor in Mourinho as a substitute.
“We’re seeing what we expected to see last year,” former Arsenal defender Keown informed the Daily Mail.
“Guardiola got here into the town. Prior to that it gave the impression as regardless that Giggs was being coated up for the job at Old Trafford.
“When Guardiola got here in, they went, ‘We want Mourinho in’.
“We shouldn’t be shocked via it. I believe there’s much more to the Premier League than simply the ones two.
“I wouldn’t underestimate Chelsea. Conte gained 3 titles at the trot with Juventus. He’s a serial winner. They have a distinct workforce of gamers. They are for sure within the combine.”
Speaking again in June, Giggs stated that Mourinho didn’t be offering him a job and the sacking of Van Gaal pressured him to leave.
“There was no offer from Jose Mourinho. No offer. It was my choice to go,” Giggs stated.
“As quickly as Louis was going I had made my determination to move.
“I had performed two years and I sought after to do 3 years beneath Louis. It did not occur. That was my plan to do my 3 years and notice what took place after that.
“Unfortunately, that was reduce quick. It occurs. That’s soccer. But I did not in point of fact really feel I may move on on the membership in some other capability except for supervisor.”