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Ryan Giggs signs 1-year extension with Man United, stays at Premier League club into 40s

Ryan Giggs has signed a one-year extension to his contract at Manchester United, taking his Old Trafford career into a 24th season and ensuring the midfielder will continue playing into his 40s.

Giggs says Friday "I am feeling good, enjoying my football more than ever and, most importantly, I feel I am making a contribution to the team."

The 39-year-old Giggs could make his 1,000th appearance for United — the only club in his extraordinary career — if he plays in Saturday's Premier League game against Norwich.

United manager Alex Ferguson says "what can I say about Ryan that hasn't already been said? He is a marvelous player and an exceptional human being."