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Arsenal star best in England claims Manchester United legend

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Manchester United legend and probably the best central midfielder England have ever had Paul Scholes wasn't sure about the progress of Arsenal's Jack Wilshere few months' back. Back in March, Scholes was being critical about Arsenal's midfield and Wilshere in particular.

Paul Scholes says Sir Alex Ferguson made small games seem like World Cup final

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Paul Scholes has eulogized over the management style of his former boss Sir Alex Ferguson who he says made even the smallest games since like the...

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Ander Herrera wants to be like Man Utd legend Paul Scholes

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Ander Herrera has revealed he wants to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United legend Paul Scholes by bringing success to the club. The Spanish...

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Man City’s Yaya Toure hits back at ‘dirty’ ex-Man Utd star Paul Scholes

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Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has hit back at "dirty" former Manchester United star Paul Scholes who was critical of the...

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Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck needs to practice his finishing more, says ex-Man United star Paul Scholes

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Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck needs to practice his finishing more if he is to improve his questionable finishing, former Manchester United star Paul...

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Mesut Ozil is being wasted by Arsenal, says ex-Man Utd star Paul Scholes

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Mesut Ozil is being wasted by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger who insists on playing the attacker in a wide role, according to former Manchester United...

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Paul Scholes says Man Utd will struggle to fit in all their new players

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes thinks Louis van Gaal will struggle to fit in all his new players. The club splashed out £150m on new players...

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Paul Scholes doubts Man Utd will qualify for Champions League

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes doubts whether his former club will make the Champions League this season let alone challenge for the Premier...

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Manchester United legend praises Ed Woodward for summer signings

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has praised the club CEO Ed Woodward for his efforts in making signings during the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils have made quality additions to their squad after finishing a disappointing seventh in the league table last season, missing out on European football as a result.

Manchester United legend praises Ed Woodward for summer signings

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has praised the club CEO Ed Woodward for his efforts in making signings during the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils have made quality additions to their squad after finishing a disappointing seventh in the league table last season, missing out on European football as a result.

Club legend ‘scared’ Manchester United could become like Liverpool

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Every body expected that post Sir Alex Ferguson era will be tough for any new Manchester United manager. But, probably no body thought it would be this tough. Not even club legend Paul Scholes.

“United could do a Liverpool”

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Paul Scholes has said he fears for Manchester United's future, insisting that unless major signings are made, the club could follow the same path that took Liverpool into the wilderness in the 1990s.

After a summer that started promisingly with the arrivals of Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera and the appointment of Louis Van Gaal, United have dragged their heels for the last two months while their direct rivals have strengthened and Saturday's defeat against Swansea was a timely reminder that the gap between United and the elite of English football is widening.

Scholes: “United won’t win the title”

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Paul Scholes has described Louis Van Gaal as a "mad genius" and has claimed Manchester United will not win the league this season, as they haven't strengthened their squad enough, compared to what their Premier League rivals have done.

The former United midfield maestro is confident the club have got the right man to steady the ship after a disastrous 12 months and towards a top four finish, but Scholes insists a title challenge is beyond the current squad's capabilities, as they lack quality in midfield, despite the arrival of Ander Herrera.

Man Utd Handed MK Dons Clash In Capital One Cup Second Round Draw

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David Beckham and Paul Scholes react as Man Utd are dumped out of League Cup by York in '95

Having missed out on Europe under the failed reign of David Moyes, Manchester United were involved in the Capital One Cup second round draw for the first time since 1995 (when 'Fergie's fledglings' lost 4-3 on aggregate to York City).

Former Man United star Paul Scholes signs for BT and ITV

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Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes all but ended any speculation of remaining with the club as a coach after the media-shy midfielder agreed...

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Paul Scholes Signs Up As Pundit For Both BT Sport And ITV For 2014/15 Season

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"I'll be in my trailer, bitches"

Despite steadfastly refusing to say a word throughout his playing days, Paul Scholes can't keep from spouting off with a Paddy Power blog, a cameo pundit stint with Sky Sports toward the tail-end of last season and now two count 'em!

Louis van Gaal to re-sign former Manchester United star

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Manchester United are set to make a move in bringing their former player Paul Scholes back to the club, but this time as a part of the coaching staff.

The Old Trafford favourite joined Ryan Giggs as a part of his coaching staff for the last four games of the previous campaign, following the exit of David Moyes.

Van Gaal: I want class of 92 to stay

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Louis van Gaal has revealed that he hopes for all of the class of 92 coaches to stay on at the club next season.

"Nicky Butt is already assisting us, Paul Scholes we shall find a role for him and also for Phil Neville, I believe. That's what we want. But it has to also be possible and we have to look at that.

Scholes: “Van Gaal has a bit of genius about him”

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Paul Scholes has described new Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal as a man possessing "the Mida's touch",but admitted the Dutchman will have to perform at his best if he is to bring United back to the Premier League's summit.

In his latest blog for bookmaker Paddy Power, Scholes pointed at Van Gaal's influence in guiding a good, but by no means vintage, Holland team to the semifinal and claimed fans and players alike will be excited by the prospect of the former Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern manager taking charge at Old Trafford.

Barcelona move for Luis Suarez will be mistake, says Manchester United legend

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Barcelona move for Luis Suarez will be mistake, says Manchester United legend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes believes Luis Suarez would make a mistake if he decides to end his time at Liverpool for Barcelona.

Earlier we reported the Catalan club have agreed a €90m fee with the Anfield outfit for the Uruguayan international's signature as he is edging towards completing his switch to Camp Nou.

Manchester United should sign Real Madrid summer target, says OT legend

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes believes the Red Devils should sign their long-term transfer target Toni Kroos.

The Bayern Munich midfielder has one year left on his contract and has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford, with their former manager David Moyes scouting the German international on multiple occasions.

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez is better now he’s less selfish, says Man Utd legend Paul Scholes

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#138738906 / gettyimages.com Paul Scholes has branded Luis Suarez a "lucky" players and says his game has transformed now he has become...

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Wayne Rooney accuses Paul Scholes of upsetting Man Utd

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#168802919 / gettyimages.com England striker Wayne Rooney says Manchester United legend Paul Scholes' criticism of him will have upset people...

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Rooney Dismisses Scholes’ Criticism

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney dismissed Paul Scholes' criticism on Thursday, saying he is 'not interested' in his former team-mate's comments.

Scholes, who was part of Ryan Giggs coaching staff at the end of the season, wondered in a recent interview whether we have seen the best of Rooney, whether he will ever get back to the player he was two or three years ago and whether the Englandd striker was 'worn out', having started his senior career with Everton at the age of 16.

England camp defend Wayne Rooney from Scholes attack

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England camp defend Wayne Rooney from Scholes attack - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Wayne Rooney remains an enigma for England in major tournaments. The promise that has failed to deliver on the biggest stage over recent years has another chance to prove his world class in Brazil. If England get the player who seems to don England's shirt like a cement-overcoat rather than the bustling force-of-nature in the red of Manchester United however, would, or even should, Roy Hodgson drop him?

England Needs to Play Like Liverpool in the World Cup, Says Paul Scholes

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Livepool's scintillating brand of soccer brought them within a whisker of a Premier League title this season. In the process, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge all emerged as great hopes for England in a World Cup year.

The style of play was so refreshing that even a club legend at Liverpool's biggest rival feels England should emulate the way Brendan Rodgers structured his team.

Scholes questions Woodward and Rooney

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Paul Scholes has claimed thatWayne Rooney might have already reached his peak and that Ed Woodward will have a lot to answer for if United do not complete a couple of world class signings this summer.

Rooney looked set to leave United last summer after relationship between him and Sir Alex Ferguson broke down, but was convinced to remain at the club by David Moyes and ended up signing a new five-year deal which will probably keep him at Old Trafford for the remainder of his career.

Paul Scholes Hammers Wayne Rooney And Ed Woodward

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What is it with former Manchester United midfielders hammering current players in the press? For years former United captain Roy Keane has taken potshots at United players, while today's newspapers all carry some hard hitting comments from Paul Scholes about striker Wayne Rooney andexecutive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Wayne Rooney might be past his best says Man Utd legend Paul Scholes

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#168802919 / gettyimages.com England striker Wayne Rooney's best days may be behind him, according to his former Manchester United team-mate...

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Man Utd legend Gary Neville says Paul Scholes criticism of Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere was a compliment

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Gary Neville has praised England midfielder Jack Wilshere for the way he has responded to criticism from Paul Scholes. The former Manchester United...

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Man Utd legend Paul Scholes coaches Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed he sought advice from Paul Scholes after the former Manchester United star has criticised him during a...

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Van Gaal move could stall

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It seems that United's hierarchy simply can not bring themselves to make a swift decision, regardless of it being needed to seal a transfer or to secure David Moyes' successor. Yesterday it looked as if it was only matter of days before Louis Van Gaal was unveiled as the new Manchester United manager, but different reports today suggest the Dutchman might no longer be the frontrunner to replace Moyes.

Paul Scholes Returns to Manchester United as Interim Coach

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Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs has brought Paul Scholes back to Old Trafford as an interim coach to help train the first team.

With the return of Scholes to Manchester United, he joins Giggs, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt at Manchester United's training complex.

Following the departures of David Moyes, Steve Round and Jimmy Lumsden, the trio of Scholes, Neville and Butt were alongside Giggs for this morning's training session.

England

Paul Scholes worried Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling put under pressure to rest for England

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Former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes says he is worried that Raheem Sterling was put under pressure by his club Liverpool to...

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Now if my name were Roy...

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Thoughts on the eve of England's 2014 World Cup squad announcement It is always fun for fans to second-guess their national team coach's World Cup squad. And so it is galling when the manager picks players you had cast off the list long ago, revealing his mind works on a different wavelength to the supporters'.

Past Players

Scholes: Empty seats everywhere at City

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Paul Scholes has had a pop at Manchester City fans for failing to sell out yet another big game at the Etihad.

"The crowd need to get behind this team they need to create a special European atmosphere," Scholes said. "I was lucky enough to play at Old Trafford and we always talked about the atmosphere on a Tuesday night, the special atmosphere you create, and the crowd is rocking when you go out for a warm up.

Pogba: Scholes is my role model

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Paul Pogba, who has been earning plenty of column inches recently thanks to his performances for France at the World Cup, has spoken about which players have inspired him over the years.

Whilst he names several, Paul Scholes and Andrea Pirlo are the two he singles out.

"At the start I was a forward, then a number 10.

The Rest

Scholes: We’ve signed proper players this summer

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Paul Scholes, who has been fairly critical of United in the media recently, has sung the praises of new signings Angel di Maria and Radamel Falcao.

"The calibre of player we have brought in is top quality, like Di Maria and Falcao," Scholes told MUTV. "These are proper players. We just have to find a way of getting them all in the same team, playing well and scoring goals which we have struggled to do a little bit.

Wayne Rooney Responds to Paul Scholes Criticisms

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Late last month Manchester United legend Paul Scholes discussed how he felt about Wayne Rooney's role as the focal point of England's attack.

While speaking to reporters in Miami following England's 2-2 draw with Ecuador on Wednesday, Rooney responded to Scholes criticisms of him.

"To be honest, I'm not really interested in what anyone else has got to say.

VIDEO: Funny Scholesy Q&A

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