Giggs eyes Euro glory

 

Ryan Giggs has set his sights on UEFA Champions League glory after Manchester United wrapped up a record 19th top-flight title.
 
The evergreen winger helped the Red Devils secure a 1-1 draw at Blackburn on Saturday which was enough to ensure that they would be crowned Premier League champions once again.
 
Giggs immediately turned his attention to the Wembley showdown with Barcelona on 28th May when the Red Devils will be out to avenge their Rome reverse at the hands of the Spanish giants two years ago.
 
We want to conquer Europe now," said the 37-year-old. "We will celebrate this because winning the league is something to enjoy.
 
"But then we will be focusing on Barcelona and winning that Champions League.
 
"For a lot of us there is still that disappointment from Rome two years ago.
 
"We didn't do ourselves justice that day. Hopefully we will do it this time at Wembley."
 
The draw at Ewood Park secured a record 12th title for Giggs, who also eclipsed David James as the man with most Premier League appearances (573) and equalled Steve Perryman's 613 top-flight outings for a single club.
 
It also took United ahead of bitter rivals Liverpool as the most successful club in England, a moment the former Wales international was eager to savour.
 
Giggs added: "Nineteen titles is a great achievement. It was tough as a United fan growing up in the 1970s and 1980s and seeing Liverpool winning everything.
 
"They are our biggest rivals and 20 years ago, when we were 11 behind, this was never on the cards.
 
"But credit to the manager and the club. We have gradually clawed the lead back and overtaken them.
 
"I am no different to any other fan watching Liverpool. Getting into this position is a very special moment.
 
"Just like when we won the first one after 26 years we won't rest on our laurels. We will try to push through and extend that lead."
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