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Giggs: Depay will replace Ronaldo and Beckham at United

Giggs: Depay will replace Ronaldo and Beckham at United

Ryan Giggs has sung the praises of Manchester United’s only summer signing so far, Memphis Depay. Giggs claims that Depay is the United “type” of player and that he expects him to score plenty of free-kicks for us next season. [Depay] is the kind Old Trafford will warm to. He’s an exciting player, but there’s [...]

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Giggs: Van Gaal has been brilliant for United

Giggs: Van Gaal has been brilliant for United

There have been times when there have been doubts over how well Ryan Giggs and Louis van Gaal work together, but Giggs has given an interview with The Times where he has sung the praises of our manager. It was nothing new in terms of the detail, the hunger, the professionalism, the experience. I’d seen [...]

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Giggs: Hard to choose between Young and De Gea

This time last season, Ryan Giggs was our manager, so had a more prominent role at the Player of the Year awards. David de Gea was voted as Player of the Year by both the fans and the players, but Giggs claims that Ashley Young could have been in with a chance of winning the [...]

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Giggs: LvG is the main man

Ryan Giggs has claimed that he’s enjoyed his first season as Manchester United’s assistant manager and believes he is learning every day in the role. It’s been brilliant for me. I’ve finished all my coaching badges now but it’s a completely different mind-set and skill-set for being a player to being a coach or an [...]

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LvG: Ryan Giggs will be the next United manager

Having spent his entire career playing for Sir Alex Ferguson, and now getting experience from being Louis van Gaal’s number two, Ryan Giggs is setting himself up nicely for a future career in management. Patrice Evra revealed this week that Ferguson told him just two players in his final squad were made to be managers, [...]

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Evra: Fergie said I’d make a great manager

Patrice Evra has revealed that before Sir Alex Ferguson retired, he told our former vice-captain that he would make a great manager one day. Interestingly, Evra claims Fergie only singled out himself and Giggs as players with potential to succeed as managers. Before he left, Ferguson called me into his office. He said to me, [...]

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Smalling: Giggs motivated us for victory over City

Chris Smalling was a surprise scorer on derby day, putting in United’s fourth of the afternoon and equalling Danny Welbeck’s goal tally for Arsenal. The United defender has revealed that Ryan Giggs, who has played in more Manchester derbies than any other player, had a few words for them at half-time to motivate them for [...]

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TOP FIVE: Manchester United Bromances

TOP FIVE: Manchester United Bromances

It was truly beautiful. Once Juan Mata had set Ander Herrera up for United’s third goal on Saturday, he celebrated with the Stretford End, meaning he was separated from the group of players surrounding his friend. Ander, spotting Juan across a crowded box, broke away from the pack and jogged over to his mate, before [...]

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Is LvG disrespecting Giggs?

After Ashley Young’s late winner against Newcastle, there was a lot of fuss surrounding Ryan Giggs and Louis van Gaal’s odd interaction. After they both leaped off the bench, Van Gaal turned to Giggs, and our assistant manager’s face dropped. Afterwards, Van Gaal claimed they had a great relationship, which was supported by Giggs. He [...]

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TOP FIVE: Manchester United Academy Players

TOP FIVE: Manchester United Academy Players

With last month seeing the release of “Made in Manchester“, an ebook in which some of the best Manchester United writers around look back at United’s best academy graduates—all proceeds from which go to the Trafford Macmillan Wellbeing Centre—it seemed a good time to pick a top five from the many fine products of United’s [...]

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LvG: Giggs and I have a very good relationship

Following Ashley Young’s late winner against Newcastle on Wednesday, the United bench leapt to their feet in celebration. Louis van Gaal turned to Ryan Giggs and sort of grabbed his face, in a bizarre interaction between the two. Giggs didn’t really know how to respond to it. The following day, papers falsely claimed that Giggs [...]

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VIDEO: Giggs wants fans’ help

Find out how your money can help kids this Christmas on the official United site. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards to Paul Scholes, and many more, with [...]

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LvG: Giggs showed me how much the derby means

Louis van Gaal has spoken of his understanding of the importance of getting a win against City on Sunday. Van Gaal noticed a difference in how Ryan Giggs, who has played in more Manchester derbies than anyone, delivered the pre-match analysis. It is one of the 38 matches we have to play but, for the [...]

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Januzaj: It’s great to wear the shirt of a legend

Adnan Januzaj has been rewarded for his impressive break through season with the number 11 shirt which became available after Ryan Giggs’ retirement. I was really happy to get the number of such a legend and it was a really big deal for me,” Adnan told ManUtd.com. “I went to the office and they asked [...]

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The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

Old Trafford has had many heroes over the years. This is unsurprising, given the club’s rich history. Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson, orchestrators of the two great periods of sustained success, have been immortalised, in statue form, outside the ground. Sir Matt gazes into the distance, where the holy trinity of Charlton, Law [...]

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