Veteran Ryan Giggs signs new one-year deal at Manchester United

Giggs signed professional forms with United in 1990 and made his debut on March 2, 1991. He has made 931 appearances for the club - a Manchester United record - and scored 168 goals.

updated: March 01, 2013 17:04 IST
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London: Ryan Giggs, who is set to make his 1,000th appearance in senior football this weekend, has signed a new one-year contract at Manchester United, the club announced on Friday.

The English Premier League leaders said the deal keeps the 39-year-old Wales winger at Old Trafford until June 2014 and sees him complete a 23rd season as a first-team player.

Coach Alex Ferguson told "What can I say about Ryan that hasn't already been said? He is a marvellous player and an exceptional human being. Ryan is an example to us all, the way in which he has, and continues to, look after himself.

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