Ryan Giggs is one point away from winning a record 12th title but reckons every league win is special, particularly when you’ve gone without the season before.
“It is always special to win the league but it means more when you haven’t won it the year before,” Giggs told the official site. “You are under a little bit of pressure to win it back. Chelsea got off to such a good start. People outside the club were doubting our ability as individuals and as a team. It is a nice way to end what we hope will be a very good campaign.”
It wasn’t just people outside the club though, with Wayne Rooney trying to leave, believing that United were a spent force. Yet here we are, just a point away from winning a record 19th league title. Giggsy wants us to get the league wrapped up this weekend so we can start focussing on the Champions League final.
“We are hoping to get it done and dusted this weekend,” he continued. “I wouldn’t say it was a relaxed build-up. We still need a point. Blackburn are fighting for their lives and it is always a difficult place to go. They are local rivals, but we are in good form. We are playing well and are confident.”