Patrice Evra took time out on his return to France to praise his Manchester United team-mate Ryan Giggs, who is set to make his 100th Champions League appearance on Wednesday.

Giggs, 34, should be in good shape to face Lyon in the first leg of the knock-out phase after he was rested for Saturday´s FA Cup victory against Arsenal.

And United full-back Evra believes Giggs has helped him grow as a player in his two years at Old Trafford saying: "It is a privilege to play alongside Ryan Giggs and a brilliant experience."

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