Ryan Giggs Slammed Manchester United Players For Swapping Shirts

Manchester United players found themselves at the receiving end of a drubbing at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, which made for a very unhappy Ryan Giggs.

Credit: Sky Sports / Ruckas

Credit: Sky Sports / Ruckas

The Red Devils conceded four goals in their 4-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea, which was their biggest away defeat to the Blues since losing 5-0 back in 1999. It was a nightmarish return to the Bridge for Jose Murinho, who will probably look to reprimand them for their lethargic display, but they didn’t have to wait long for the first critiques to arrive, as an angry Ryan Giggs was quick to slam them for their post-game antics.

The Manchester United legend was in the Premier League studio for a post-game commentary and he was less than impressed with the players’ attitudes. The Welshman believes that there’s no place for smiling and shirt-swapping after a game like that.

“You can get beat in a football match, but then when you’re getting beat and you’re swapping shirts – which is something I don’t like, call me old fashioned,” Giggs said. “If you get beat 4-0, you congratulate the opposition, you thank the supporters and then you get off the pitch. “You don’t stand around on the pitch, swapping shirts and laughing, with the team that’s just beat you.”

Chelsea grabbed the lead in the first minute through Pedro before Gary Cahill doubled the tally just before the break. The Englishman took advantage of some sloppy defending in the box to give his team a comfortable lead. Eden Hazard capped off a fantastic solo move with goal in the second half to make it 3-0. N’Golo Kante got his first goal for his new team. Chelsea are now a point adrift from Manchester City, who sit at the top of the table tied on points with Liverpool and Arsenal.