Date: 4th September 2008 at 7:31pm
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Manchester City now have obscene amounts of money – and they try to buy everything that moves in the transfer market. However, just like Chelsea, they can’t buy history and prestige, says Ryan Giggs.

‘City have the richest owner in the world but I still see United as the biggest club in the world,’ he said.

‘United have a status and history that it has taken years to build up. It stretches back to the Busby Babes, to players like Sir Bobby Charlton and George Best. It will be very interesting to see what happens at City, but what we have at United is very special.

‘You see it when we go abroad in pre-season, you appreciate how popular United is. We have fans in India, China, South America. That popularity is a result of our history. Money can`t necessarily get you that.’


Well, what can one say? We all know this, Ryan, it is obvious.