Paul Scholes set to announce retirement
Paul Scholes is to announce his retirement from football against Swansea tomorrow.
Scholes will leave alongside Sir Alex Ferguson.
Paul Scholes will tug at the heartstrings of Manchester United fans once again as he will announce his retirement on Sunday as reported by the Daily Mail.
The football club confirmed on Wednesday morning that Sir Alex Ferguson will retire and would end his managerial career at the end of the season.
Now Manchester United legend Paul Scholes is set to announce retirement from football for the second time ahead of the clash against Swansea at Old Trafford.
Paul Scholes had already retired in the May 2011, only to reverse his decision and rejoin the club in the early days of 2012. The English midfielder started and will end his career at Manchester United, making him an extraordinary ‘one-club man’.
Scholes has over 700 appearances for the club – the third highest number of appearances by any player for Manchester United football club.
Scholes has won ample of trophies throughout his career including 11 Premier League titles, three FA Cups and two Champions League trophies.
According to many, Scholes is one of the most unsung footballers of all time. The 38-year-old footballer has always created enough distance from the media. Luis Figo once famously said to reporters: “I’m star struck when I see Paul Scholes because you never see him. On the pitch you can’t catch him. Off the pitch he disappears.”
The news of Scholes’ decision is likely to add to an emotional day for many United fans who will also see their club lift their 13th Premier League title.