Giggs: Utd out to get revenge

BY foxsports • March 18, 2010

Ryan Giggs could return for Manchester United against Liverpool - and last season's 4-1 defeat will be running through his mind if he does.

The Reds romped to victory at Old Trafford last season on what was a bleak afternoon for Sir Alex Ferguson and the Red Devils faithful.

Despite that setback, United went on to retain their Premier League crown as their bitter rivals were made to settle for second place.

This season Rafa Benitez's troops are well off the pace and are battling just to secure another season of Champions League football, but there is just as much at stake for the two sides.

And Giggs, who could make his comeback from a broken arm wearing a lightweight cast, is keen to make amends for last season's disappointment.

He told Sky Sports News: "We didn't play well here last year against Liverpool and they deserved the victory. Hopefully that won't be the same this week.

"It's a massive game, purely because it is Liverpool. It is towards the end of the season so there is so much riding on it.

"No matter how the teams are doing, it is just a massive rivalry because of the history between the two teams, they are two successful teams.

"There is lots of quality on the pitch so you know need to perform whether you are at Anfield or Old Trafford.

"We let ourselves down last year. Hopefully that won't be the case. We are in good form and scoring goals."

Giggs has played an integral role in helping United move level with Liverpool on a record 18 domestic league titles, with 11 crowns of his own.

And the experienced campaigner claims that finally moving ahead of their neighbours in the record books would be a sweet moment, although it is not his only motivation.

He added: "As a United fan, for me it comes into it, growing up seeing Liverpool win everything.

"We are trying to win the league this year and whatever records you break or whatever things you do in history comes after.

"At the moment you want to win the game to try and help you win the league."


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