Arsenal hero Keown: Giggs offers Man Utd more than Mata

Arsenal hero Martin Keown feels Ryan Giggs proved himself for Manchester United in victory over Olympiakos.

Arsenal hero Martin Keown feels Ryan Giggs proved himself for Manchester United in victory over Olympiakos.

Keown wrote in the Daily Mail: "He might not have started a match for nearly two months, but Ryan Giggs made a difference on Wednesday night.

"With a deep-lying midfielder next to him to offer protection, Giggs has the vision and the skill to pick out a pass and get United moving.

"He had a good game and offered United better balance than Juan Mata did against Liverpool. Mata is a fine player but can overrun things whereas Giggs was not afraid to go direct."

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