Giggs: It's About Appetite

Ryan Giggs has warned the youngsters coming through the ranks at Old Trafford that talent alone is insufficient to make the grade at United.

The veteran midfielder feels a number of the club's teenagers are good enough to pull on the famous red shirt but the important step is to have the fight and determination to succeed at the highest level.

"I'm not going to single any of the youngsters out but there are talents and this is an important part of their career," he told MUTV.

"I look at the likes of the lads who have come through from my age group and, later, John O'Shea and Wes Brown. When they got the chance, they took it. What they've got to do at this age now - 17, 18 and 19 - if they get a chance to train with the first-team, they have got to make an impact. If they come on as a sub, they must make an impact and make the manager not leave you out for the next game.

"It's tough in the first-team as there's a lot of quality but it's even tougher to stay there. The majority coming through have got the quality, it's just have they got that desire and appetite to take it up a step more?"

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