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REVEALED: Giggs key to Man Utd NOT taking Liverpool signing Thiago

Ryan Giggs was key to Manchester United not signing Thiago Alcantara seven years ago.

WalesOnline reports Giggs was instrumental in United not completing a move for Thiago back in 2013.

They claim Wales coach Giggs - assistant to David Moyes at the time - said that the Spaniard didn't have what it takes to play for the club, despite being recommended by Sir Alex Ferguson.

He is quoted as saying: “Playing for this club is more than being a footballer.

“It's about your attitude, it's about your mindset, it's about everything that you want.

“Everything in your body, every cell, has to want to live play and win for Manchester United. I don't think he's a Manchester United player."

The Bayern Munich Champions League winner is now set to sign for Liverpool.

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