Giggs displays 20-20 vision

Ryan Giggs continues to produce displays that defy logic as the 37-year-old plays with the freshness of a man 15 years his junior.

United's most decorated player says it's competition for places that's driving United towards glory this term, with everybody scrapping for a starting slot. Selecting an XI each match must be a nightmare for Sir Alex Ferguson but it's a headache the manager's happy to have.

As the big matches pile up, Giggs feels there are 20 players all capable of providing valid arguments to suggest they should be starting. Of course, not everybody can be kept happy.

For instance, Nani was left out of the Champions League tie at Chelsea despite being hugely effective all season. When the task was completed in the second leg, the likes of Dimitar Berbatov and Paul Scholes didn't get a run-out and Michael Owen wasn't even on the bench.

"Confidence is high and we're getting players back," Giggs told MUTV. "And that's what you want for the run-in.

"You don't want to be struggling with injuries. You want a full squad to pick from because there are games every three days now.

"The manager will chop and change again on Saturday [against City], I'm sure, and the players who come in will do a job.

"We're just pleased the confidence is high and we've got probably 20 players competing for 11 places."

The Reds' strength in depth is hopefully going to prove essential as the crowded fixture list means everybody looks set to play their part in the run-in.

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