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Giggs: The season I thought Man Utd would dump me

Wales coach Ryan Giggs has lifted the lid on the times he felt he could leave Manchester United during his playing career.

Giggs made his debut aged 17 in 1991 and became the club's record appearance-maker, with 963 games under his belt, before retiring in 2014 as our most decorated footballer.

The Welshman did fear for his future once - during a difficult spell in the 2002/03 season.

When asked if he ever had a chance of leaving United, Giggs said on the UTD Podcast: “No, no. In 2002/03, I didn't get off to a good start.

“It was when Becks [David Beckham] left, at the end of the season. I felt that was the time when I felt: yeah, maybe the manager could get rid of me."


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