Paul Scholes: Former Man Utd midfielder 'misses' football

Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes won 11 league titles at Manchester United

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says he misses being involved in football and would be "open" to the "right opportunity".

The ex-England international, 40, made more than 700 appearances for the Red Devils between 1993 and 2013.

He returned to the club towards the end of the 2013-14 season to assist interim manager Ryan Giggs, who had been appointed after David Moyes's sacking.

"I love football. It is difficult not to be around," he said.

"I've not been involved now properly for two years."

Scholes was speaking at the launch of BBC documentary Class of 92: Out of their League, which follows him and former team-mates Giggs, Nicky Butt and Phil and Gary Neville as they prepare for their first season in charge of Salford City.

Scholes said: "If something comes up in the future that I fancy, then great. It is definitely something I enjoy.

"It is probably what I miss most really, when you see teams getting ready for a Saturday afternoon - you look at the results all the time and you are not involved.

"I don't think you can close anything off really - if the right opportunity was there for me and I fancied it, I'd do it."

Nicky Butt (left), Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes
Former Manchester United players Nicky Butt (left), Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes attended the launch of new BBC documentary Class of 92: Out of their League
Ryan Giggs (left), Nicky Butt and Paul Scholes
The three former United players took charge of the club's first team after David Moyes's sacking

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