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Heart of Football: Young-once Ryan Giggs gives the stage to Wales' young ones

When Alex Ferguson threw Ryan Giggs into the Manchester United first team at 17, he already knew that the talent was exceptional.

Fergie would tell inquisitive reporters like me to back off, give the kid some space to grow, let him evolve.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 09, 2018, with the headline 'Young-once Giggs gives the stage to Wales' young ones'. Print Edition | Subscribe