Ryan Giggs says Wayne Rooney was 'stupid' in the timing of his transfer request
Rooney made public his desire to quit Manchester United the day they hosted Bursaspor on October 20.
He later changed his mind and signed a new deal.
But Giggs said: "It was before a Champions League game, so the timing was stupid. What really got our backs up was as soon as Man City were mentioned.
"It's weird, when you're at a club, people outside see it far differently. But inside, players are selfish.
"I was more bothered about getting fit. I thought 'I hope Wayne does get it sorted but if he doesn't... ' You just concentrate on yourself."