Giggs - Team spirit the key

Ryan Giggs hopes the unshakable team spirit at Manchester United will help to carry them to a Double success.

The Old Trafford ranks are renowned for their impenetrable walls, with Sir Alex Ferguson having established a siege mentality.

Everyone at United knows precisely what is expected of them and that they are expected to put the collective cause before individual goals.

That philosophy has been showcased to the extreme this season, with United bereft of a 'stand-out performer' such as an Eric Cantona or Cristiano Ronaldo.

They are, however, still in the hunt for Premier League and UEFA Champions League glory and Giggs believes that is down to the whole squad pulling their weight.

"This one has been a team success," said the veteran Welsh midfielder.

"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."

United and Giggs need just a solitary point to wrap up a 12th Premier League title and a record-breaking 19th top-flight crown.

They will go to North West rivals Blackburn on Saturday lunchtime looking to rubber-stamp that success and Giggs believes they will be deserving champions after displaying commendable consistency over the course of the campaign.

"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."

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