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Giggs: No let-up by United

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Ryan Giggs insists there will be no complacency from Manchester United in the Barclays Premier League title race.

After pocketing the Carling Cup at Wembley on Sunday, United are back on league duty at Newcastle on Wednesday and carry a seven-point advantage - and a game in hand - over nearest challengers Chelsea.

But Giggs, a veteran of 10 championship-winning campaigns, said: "We are not getting complacent. We have lost leads before and also won titles when we have come from behind."

He added: "It is going to be hard because we have so many tough games coming up. If this club loses one game it is a disaster so we just have to maintain our current momentum."

Giggs' experience will be crucial in guiding United safely to the finishing line. It is 18 years since the veteran Welshman made his debut against Everton, since when he has become the most decorated player in English football history.

The winner's medal Giggs picked up on Sunday was his 29th, an incredible achievement that may only be properly recognised long after the 35-year-old has retired.

Not that Giggs is worrying about that just now. As always, he is more interested in the challenges that lie ahead than reflecting on past glories.

"It doesn't feel like 18 years," he said. "The time has gone quickly and I have been fortunate to play with so many great players and in so many great teams.

"But I don't really look back, I will have plenty of time to do that when I have finished. For now I just look forward."

The immediate focus is St James' Park, followed by Craven Cottage for an FA Cup quarter-final with Fulham before the Champions League return with Inter Milan. By then, United will know more about how realistic their quintuple aspirations are.

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