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Man Utd legend Giggs: Gaffer refuses to let youngsters get big-headed

Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs says the culture at the club doesn't allow young players to "get too big for their boots".

Giggs says either United manager Sir Alex Ferguson or the senior players move quickly to nip any such problems in the bud.

He told the Manchester Evening News: "But basically it is down to the character. It's down to the individual. I've seen at United now and again players getting too big for their boots and the manager will come down on them or older players will do something and bring them down a peg or two. It doesn't happen that often at United, but you've got to think, does it happen enough? Probably not.

"I was never the sort of character to get carried away - even though I was driving a Ferrari at 21-22, which nowadays if a footballer's doing that at that age, you're like 'what's he doing?'

"I did it, but I wasn't that sort of character. It doesn't really matter what you've got or what you've bought, it's the character behind the man."

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