Ryan Giggs' best moments in a United shirt

Giggs consults tactics with Louis Van Gaal Credit: PA

As Ryan Giggs readies himself to depart Manchester United after 29 years at Old Trafford, we review his finest moments.

In this article we looks back at some of his most memorable moments during his time at Old Trafford.

May 4, 1991 - Manchester United 1 Manchester City 0

In 1991, Manchester United beat Manchester City 1-0 thanks to a debut goal by Giggs. There was an element of doubt about it, with uncertainty over whether the then 17-year-old got a touch before defender Colin Hendry did, but it went down in the record books.

Manchester United's Ryan Giggs (r) lifts the ball over Chelsea goalkeeper Dave Beasant (l). Credit: PA

September 19, 1992 - Tottenham 1 Manchester United 1

After Giggs had settled down at United, his talent became apparent in a match between Tottenham which ended 1-1 in 1992. This was one of the first sightings of Giggs' mazy dribbling skills. He galloped past Jason Cundy and Dean Austin, then took the ball wide of goalkeeper Ian Walker before finding the net from the tightest of angles.

Giggs shooting towards goal, of which resulted in a famous win for United. Credit: PA

April 14, 1999 - Arsenal 1 Manchester United 2

Giggs' most famous goal came in a 2-1 victory against Arsenal in April 1999. United were down to 10 men following Roy Keane's dismissal and kept in the match only by a late Peter Schmeichel penalty save, United claimed their place in the FA Cup final after Giggs seized on a loose ball inside his own half and roared forward. Lee Dixon was the last man beaten before Giggs' shot flew past a startled David Seaman, prompting bare-chested celebrations.

Manchester United's Ryan Giggs celebrates scoring against Juventus. Credit: PA

February 25, 2003 - Juventus 0 Manchester United 3

After bearing the brunt of intense criticism earlier in the season, Giggs provided a reminder of his class on one of United's great European nights. The pick of his two goals was a right-footed effort beyond a helpless Gianluigi Buffon.

Gigg's looks on as captain against arch rivals Manchester City. Credit: PA

September 20, 2009 - Manchester United 4 Manchester City 3

Giggs may have lost some of the pace of his youth but his instinct was still razor-sharp. When he received the ball on the edge of the box in the sixth minute of injury time in a frenetic derby, he made the perfect decision, playing a well-weighted pass for Michael Owen to claim a dramatic winner.

Manchester United's Ryan Giggs (left) celebrates with team-mate Wayne Rooney after scoring his side's second goal of the game. Credit: PA

February 23, 2013 - QPR 0 Manchester United 2

It may have been overshadowed on the day by a Rafael stunner, but Giggs set the seal on another victory on United's march to a record 20th title when he calmly beat Julio Cesar.

Giggs applauding the United support during his time as interim manager at the club Credit: PA

April 26, 2014 - Manchester United 4 Norwich 0

With David Moyes sacked, Giggs was asked to take over as manager until the end of the season. His first game in charge ended in a resounding win. He went on to win two, draw one and lose one of his four games in charge before taking up a coaching role under Louis van Gaal.