Ryan Giggs has implored Manchester United to hand Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand new deals in the summer, as he insists they still have a key role to play.
United’s defensive backbone is set to split in the summer with Nemanja Vidic Inter Milan bound.Giggs is believed to be in regular contact with United chief executive over the club’s plans going forward, although
And with Ferdinand and Evra out of contract in the summer, Giggs is pushing for the issue to be addressed.
“I do believe they still have a part to play (next year),” said Giggs.
“Both their contracts are up but they have both given massive service to the club.
“They are both fit and they both looked good last week. I don’t see why not.”Decisions on a lot of players were made four or five weeks ago. It is just a couple that are a bit up in the air. I have just given my point of view, then we will make a decision.
“The decision will be down to everyone – Rio, Patrice, Ed and whoever is the manager next year.
“It is a group discussion but I still think they have a lot to offer. They have been great players and they remain assets to a club like Manchester United.”