Giggs hails United team effort

BY foxsports • May 13, 2011

Unless United fail to pick up a single point from their final two games away to Blackburn and at home to Blackpool, they will become England's most successful club by winning a 19th league championship. During most of that time, there has been a stand-out performer, starting with Eric Cantona, through to Roy Keane and latterly Cristiano Ronaldo. Not on this occasion. A split United vote is generally regarded as the reason London-based duo Gareth Bale and Scott Parker secured the major player of the year prizes for the 2010-11 season, and Giggs feels the position within Old Trafford is no clearer about who the main man has been. "This one has been a team success," he said. "If you ask 10 people who their player of the season has been, you would probably come up with 10 different answers. "There was Nani for his goals and assists, Dimitar Berbatov for his goals, Javier Hernandez has been unbelievable in his first season, Nemanja Vidic was brilliant as always, Antonio Valencia came back at such a vital stage and Edwin van der Sar's consistency. "The list goes on and on, but you would probably say there has not been one stand-out performer." For Sir Alex Ferguson, it will be a 12th Premier League title, as it will for Giggs. And the winger feels United will deserve their glory, if only for the dogged manner with which they have gone about their business. "There are a number of reasons why I think we deserve it," he said. "We have had some great performances this year but there is also the way we dig out results when we are not playing well. "We are not counting our chickens saying we are champions yet. But obviously, we have a great chance." Even a repeat of the goalless draw that effectively cost United any hope of a record fourth title on the trot at Blackburn last season will be enough. And with that huge game against Barcelona looming at Wembley on May 28, there is clear incentive for United to wrap up their success at the earliest opportunity. "We are hoping to get it done and dusted this weekend," said Giggs. "Ewood Park is always a difficult place to go and Blackburn are fighting for their lives. "They are local rivals as well. But we are in good form and we are playing well, so we are confident."


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