Giggs wary of complacency
Ryan Giggs insists Manchester United can take nothing for granted despite setting the Premier League pace.
The Red Devils hold the only unbeaten record in the top flight as 2010 draws to a close, and have edged clear at the top of the table.
They may have dropped from the summit by the time they take to the field against Birmingham on Tuesday evening, but they would have three games in hand on arch-rivals Manchester City - the only side that can close the two-point gap at the top.
It would appear then that United are in pole position to reclaim the crown they surrendered to Chelsea in 2009/10.
Giggs, though, is aware that anything could happen this season, so unpredictable has the division been, and he knows Sir Alex Ferguson's men must be wary of allowing complacency to set in.
"You are obviously wary because of the way the league has been this year," said the Welsh winger.
"Anyone can beat anyone. We are thankful we remain unbeaten and confidence is high. But we realise that nothing can be taken for granted.
"It is a tough league and we need to be at our best in every game."
Giggs is convinced there will be no letting up from United and believes there is still more to come from them this term.
"We hope to get better in the second half of the season," he said.
"Our form over the last few weeks has been really good. We looked sharp against Arsenal and Blackburn, and it was the same against Sunderland.
"Some of the play we produced, the one-touch passing and the movement, was great to be involved in."
One man who will play no part over the course of the next few weeks is Park Ji-sung, with his commitments with South Korea at the Asian Cup likely to keep him away until February, and Giggs admits the hard-working midfielder will be a big miss.
He said: "We are disappointed Ji is going away at this time because he has been playing so well.
"Any of the lads would have Ji in the team every time because of his work rate and what he puts into the game.
"But this is what the squad is for. We have players who aren't getting games but will be ready to come in and do a job."