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30/08/2010 08:08, Report by Gemma Thompson

Giggsy's goals request

Ryan Giggs is delighted with the way United have spread the goals around so far this season and he insists it's a trend which must continue.

The Reds have had eight different players on the scoresheet so far (nine, if you count one of last season's most prolific poachers 'own goal') with Dimitar Berbatov currently leading the way in the scoring stakes with three in four games.

Wayne Rooney's 34-goal haul last season was vital to the Reds' quest for silverware last term and Giggs was delighted to see the striker open his account for the new campaign in the victory over West Ham.

Nevertheless, the 36-year-old admits there was too much of a reliance on Rooney last season and says it's vital that everyone continues to chip in on the scoring front.

"We can’t just rely on Wayne like we did last season," he told MUTV. "Berba has started on fire - in the games so far, he’s had a lot of chances and he’s putting them away.

"But everyone needs to chip in, midfielders, defenders, everyone. As a team, we need to score a lot more goals from different areas on the pitch."

United's 3-0 win over the Hammers on Saturday ensured the Reds kept within touching distance of

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Everyone must chip in

"We can’t just rely on Wayne like we did last year. Everyone needs to chip in, midfielders, defenders, everyone. As a team, we need to score a lot more goals from different areas on the pitch."

- Ryan Giggs

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