The 37-year-old has made more appearances for the club than anyone else and, despite his age, the Welshman shows no sign of slowing as he targets another deal at Old TraffordManchester United’s Ryan Giggs has declared plans to open talks with the club and Sir Alex Ferguson over a new one-year contract.
The 37-year-old midfielder made his first appearance for the Red Devils in 1991 against Everton at Old Trafford, and has since gone on to become one of the club's most prolific players.
His time at Old Trafford has seen him win a number of trophies, including 12 Premier League titles and the Champions League twice, and has continued his outstanding club career this season by making eight appearances and netting two goals.
The United veteran was announced as the winner of the Golden Foot award for 2011 in Monte Carlo on Monday night, and the Welshman is keen to continue pleasing his boss and add to his 20-year role at the club by signing a new one-year contract.
"After Christmas I will go to Sir Alex Ferguson's office and we'll talk about my renewal," he told calciomercato.com
"I have a wonderful relationship with him. He's an exceptional person. He is always the first to arrive in the morning and is always willing to listen.
"I have spoken to him for a few minutes about extending my contract for another year.
"I want to play again, I care for nothing more than playing for my team."