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Woodhouse slates 'unbelievably overrated' Man Utd icon Giggs

Former Birmingham City midfielder Curtis Woodhouse has declared Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs as "an unbelievably overrated player".

Woodhouse is clearly not impressed by what he saw from the now-Wales boss, criticising his goals and assists record during his 24-year career at Old Trafford.

"Ryan Giggs, another unbelievably overrated Manchester United player," he said in a Twitter post.

"Outstanding longevity but in a team that dominated for years and were a free scoring machine his statistics for goals and assists is awful. Another Manchester United myth, good player, never anything more.

"Giggs has 162 assists in the PL over 22 years to go with his 109 goals, again over 22 years. His team dominated them 22 years of football breaking scoring records as they went. Ryan Giggs was a left winger, looking at his stats you may confuse him with a left back.

"Giggs didn't even have a good left foot!! He was a outstanding athlete but his left foot wasn't that good. His delivery was ok, not great, he couldn't spray it about, he was a great athlete. Let's keep it real.

"Giggs was a good player. Steady away down the left hand side, great energy, great pace. Good player, just not a great player, never had a world class season in 22 attempts but still a good player. Never poor but never brilliant, a good steady player."

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