UK time is: 08:50:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Scholes And Giggs Are The Best

Sir Alex believes that Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes are the best players of his tenure at United.

It is some claim from a man who worked with Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, Roy Keane, David Beckham, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney. But the arguments put forth by Fergie are valid, nobody can deny that.

Scholes, as you may know, might be back for Sunday's FA Cup clash against Tottenham at Old Trafford and it's something that fills Sir Alex with joy.

"It`s a big bonus for us having him back. Scholes` great asset down the years has been appearing in the box late," he said.

"The number of goals he has scored for us from midfield is unique. His other big assets are his passing, his composure and his thinking during a game.

At 33, I regard him just as highly as I did when he was 23.

"Players like Scholes and Ryan Giggs… look after themselves, give themselves extra years.

Look at Giggs. He`s flying this season. Giggs came on at Reading and the stats show he made 45 sprints in the second half. That`s incredible for a player of his age.


Well, Scholesy's goalscoring is what it once was but the cracker against Villa or the scrappy but important goal against Liverpool showed he can still do it. As for Giggs... well, he's been a fixture in the best eleven without debate since 1993... what more do I have to say? Fergie can say one more thing.

'What I`ve come to realise with these two players is I can no longer see an end to their careers. There must come a day when it will end. But the way it`s looking now, I can`t see that end coming. I think I`ll be away from the club before they will.

"Bearing in mind their longevity, they must be the best two players I`ve had. They have both been here as long as I have."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 25 2008

Time: 6:06PM

Your Comments

expect ronaldo to join them though (if he stays long enough)
pompeycarpet
Giggs yes, Scholes no - dirty little fecker!
merlin
scholes yas like him but giggs always flatters if he could cross a ball he would be a footballing great
mick66owl
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Much More To Come (Saturday October 25 2014)

Carrick on Comeback Trail (Saturday October 25 2014)

Is Garay The Man? (Saturday October 25 2014)

Villa to Sign Cleverley in January! (Friday October 24 2014)

Van Gaal on Chelsea and Mourinho! (Friday October 24 2014)

Same Again for Chelsea Fixture! (Friday October 24 2014)

Valdes Talk! (Friday October 24 2014)

Sir Alex - The Film (Friday October 24 2014)

Madrid Want a Permanent Deal! (Friday October 24 2014)

United Happy Talk! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 4 14
6. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
7. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
10. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

» Liverpool : 26/10/2014 08:13:00
Manchester United v Chelsea - Preview
» Chelsea : 26/10/2014 07:34:00
Three Points And No Mistake!
» Arsenal : 26/10/2014 00:35:00
» Swansea : 25/10/2014 23:45:00
Monk: We'll Work On Our Decision Making
» Swansea : 25/10/2014 22:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

United v Chelsea?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Home Win! 51%
Away Win! 44%
Draw! 5%