Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal has certainly got the results going his way at present, but his ‘long-ball’ tactics aren’t winning any praise from anyone – not even club legend Paul Scholes, who has admitted his unhappiness with the Dutchman’s tactics in a column for the Independent.
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Since hanging up his boots just over twelve months ago, Paul Scholes has been involved in football in various roles, including coaching and punditry. The Ginger Prince has been on ITV’s panel for this seasons Champions League, and tonight he attended Manchester City’s home game against AS Roma.
Manchester United’s famous Class of 92 reunited last night, as they took on Salford City in a friendly before the new season begins. Led by Giggs, Scholes and Gary Neville, the side unfortunately slumped to a 5-1 defeat, with Ryan Giggs scoring the only goal for the Class of 92 side with an exellent Paneka penalty.
Ryan Giggs has already been named as Louis van Gaal’s assistant manager for next season, and we all thought that he would be bringing in his own coaches – leaving no room for the Class of 92. That may not be the case though, with the Guardian claiming that Scholes, Butt and Neville could yet be kept on the staff by Van Gaal.
Paul Scholes was never one for the limelight as a player, however since retiring the Ginger Prince has began doing more and more work in the media. Back in March he appeared on Sky Sports as a pundit, and this morning we were treated to a blog written by him for Paddy Power.
Louis van Gaal is reportedly ‘happy’ to keep Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt as part of his coaching team next season, according to the Daily Mail. Van Gaal will bring in Patrick Kluivert with him as an assistant manager, whilst Ryan Giggs will take up an assistant manager role also.
Just one day after David Moyes got the boot from the Manchester United hot-seat, Paul Scholes has been reinstated as a coach at Old Trafford. The former United midfielder will work alongside Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville until the end of the season, and possibly onwards if they do a good job.
Over twenty years ago Sir Alex Ferguson led a youth inspired Manchester United to Premier League glory, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Nicky Butt, David Beckham and Phil Neville, all products of the Manchester United academy were at the heart of the most decorated side in domestic history.
Manchester United legend and former player Paul Scholes has hailed Juan Mata as ‘the best player in the league over the past couple of seasons’ and if you look at the stats you’ll find it hard to disagree. Last year the clever Spaniard scored 20 goals and contributed 35 assists in 64 games across all competitions.
Paul Scholes is sadly set to go back into retirement for the second time in almost three years at the end of the current campaign, and what a top player he has been for us. When he was named as a substitute at the Etihad last season it gave all the lads a lift and it was absolutely brilliant to have him back.