Scholes is role model for Upson - Yeovil boss Skiverton

Yeovil boss Terry Skiverton believes Ed Upson's game has improved after he studied the form of ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes.

The 21-year-old has scored twice in nine games for the Glovers this season including a 30-yard strike against Wycombe on Tuesday.

"People can see the change in him," Skiverton told BBC Points West.

"We gave him the module of Scholes - he's watched clips for him and others who dominate football."

Upson came through the Ipswich youth set-up and signed for Yeovil in July 2010.

He made 24 appearances for the club last season but only managed to score once.

Skiverton continued: "Ed came as a scrawny lad but with great ability.

"He's someone I'm really pleased with. Darren [Way, coach] has done loads of work with him on strengthening, getting him in that mindset to be a little bit nastier.

"Everybody says Scholes is a bad tackler but he just wants to impose himself on the game."

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