Jurgen Klopp helped the club achieve a domestic triumph for the first time in 30 years, and Giggs believes that if the German stays on Merseyside, his old employers might wait even longer before they take their place back on the pole.
The legend of Manchester United has warned his former team that they could wait decades before they return to the Premier League title after Liverpool’s recent success.
Ryan Giggs has admitted to Jamie Carragher that he fears Manchester United will have to wait a decade or more to win the Premier League title, especially if Jurgen Klopp stays in Liverpool.
Talking to former LFC defender Jamie Carragher for his podcast on the Greatest Game, Giggs admitted his fears that Man United will have to wait another ten years and even sit out almost as long as their bitter rivals.
Manchester United last won the Premier League title in 2011. This means that if, at the end of the current season, you end up anywhere other than at the top of the standings, a decade has passed since winning the cup at Old Trafford.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola also sees Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as another major threat to United’s return to the top of the standings after finishing third last time around, despite being 33 points behind champions Liverpool.
Many fans on the streets sneered at the wait that the team had to endure at Anfield, but Giggs compares the situation that changed after Jurgen Klopp took the lead and which today’s Man United have yet to reach.
he said: “It could be 100% (it takes 10 years for United to win the title again). It could take 15 or 20 years until you know it. Especially if Klopp and Guardiola stick with it, they have the resources and of course the players.
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“I think we have to look at Liverpool, when they won last time they thought “we’ll win it again soon,” Giggs says.
“Even Klopp took four and a half years to win it, that takes a long time. I think what Klopp did, he improved every season or won a trophy, won the Champions League, you see that improvement, so the pressure is a little less.
“Whereas every manager, every signature is seen as “he will win us the league”, but it’s not like that.