"[That said] I was really impressed with the consistency of all the young players and the new signings who came in last season."
The backing of the supporters is clearly appreciated by all the staff with the Reds already preparing for another assault on the title next time around.
"The fans were great," Giggs enthused. "They supported us all the way through the season. We appreciated the support they gave, especially to the young players who came through. The fans recognise the young players are still trying to find their way and find their feet at the club. The fans supported the young players really well.
"The support of the fans is always important – when we’re playing at Old Trafford, they can almost suck the ball into the net. They'll obviously be keen for us to do well next season."
The heartbreaking finale to the 2011/2012 campaign has just made Giggs even more determined to extend his collection of league winners' medals to 13 and retrieve the Premier League trophy from across town.
“It’s always hard when it’s on your doorstep," Ryan explained. "To lose against City and the manner
"I was impressed by the consistency of all the young players and the new signings who came in last season. The fans were [also] great... they supported the young players really well."
- Ryan Giggs