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Giggs As Enthusiastic As Ever

As Ryan Giggs enters his 23rd season as a Manchester United player he says he is as excited as ever.

The Welsh winger has been at United for 22 seasons and in that time he has only had one manager in Sir Alex Ferguson, and as the start of the new season approaches he explains what it is like to be under the tutelage of new manager David Moyes.

"I've only had one manager for 20 years, so it's strange, but you move on," said Giggs.

"I've really enjoyed it. Just like any other pre-season, you've got to work hard, knuckle down and prepare yourself as best you can for the first (Premier League) game of the season against Swansea.

"Crazy, aren't I? I'm enjoying it just as much as I did 20 years ago. It's as simple as that.

"Every year is a bonus to me. Take last year, when we won the league. Winning that trophy makes it all worthwhile, and that feeling you have after the hard work you put in.

"The thing about Manchester United is you have to do it all over again. This is the start of the journey this season and I hope to be lifting a trophy again at the end of it.

"We have to put the hard work in now, in order to achieve that."

United arrived in Sydney on Saturday for their second leg of their world tour and speaking at the press conference Moyes added that he is enjoying life at the helm of the Red Devils despite the extra attention he is getting.

"I have to put this in perspective and it is completely different," said Moyes.

"The amount of support we've had, the amount of interest we've had from you people (the media), constantly we are watched and scrutinised, and it's something I'll need to come to terms with.

"I'm following probably the finest football manager that's ever lived. I'm always saying if I can even win a quarter of what he won, I'll have done very well.

"But the first thing I've got to do is settle into the job, get to know everybody, and find my way around."

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