Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Giggs Isn't A Winger Now? Who'd Have Thought!

Giggs Isn't A Winger Now? Who'd Have Thought!

Sir Alex has conceded that Ryan Giggs' days as a flying winger are over. Well, they were over two years ago...

'The days for Ryan at nearly 35 years of age to tramp up and down the touchline are gone. He can maybe do it the odd time but I think that's beyond him now.'

'All we have to do is manage it. He is looking absolutely brilliant just now but we want to have him nice and fresh at the end of the season because he can decide games for you. That's the great quality he has.'


True but is it worth it? I mean, Giggs is a highly skilled player, easily the most talented British player of his generation but do not we have enough attackers?

Things is, Giggs only adds to the selection headache of Fergie who is already trying to accomodate Berbatov, Tevez, Rooney and Ronaldo into the same team, with Anderson, Nani and Park all there to fight for places, not to mention Manucho and Welbeck...

Ryan was brilliant against Boro, true but he should be nothing more than a squad player, however cruel this may sound. Impact substitute? Yeah, that's the only way for him. And I don't think he's got another season in him after this current one...



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Friday September 26 2008
Time: 9:39PM

Comments

0
then sell him - he's past his prime!
merlin
26/09/2008 21:44:00
0
Really nice that Fergie came out with this! He needs to play less! Let's give Nani and Park some more playing time to shine!
ForeverUnited
26/09/2008 23:01:00
0
Sort've seems as though once he broke the appearance record, he was going to be a permanant bench fixture.
The_Legend_Of_Zola
26/09/2008 23:29:00
0
I think Giggs still has a big part to play for United; it's just with his age, Sir Alex is looking to preserve his energy.
Man utd champions
27/09/2008 12:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Stoke v Manchester United - Stat Attack

What do the record and form books tell us?

Stoke v Manchester United - Early Team News

Who might return and who is out?

Mourinho on Further Transfer Window Departures

Will anybody else be leaving?

Mourinho Talks About Depay Transfer

As Memphis clears his locker and heads towards Lyon.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Home Win!16%
Away Win!84%
Draw!0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 26 2017 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Capital One Cup
Jan 29 2017 4:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 8:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Yanmispices1
2.softkingvictor1
3.DrAlimo1
Vital Football Comment