United re-sign Scholes with midfielder set for stunning return against City in FA Cup
I see it as a double edged sword. Scholes is a true servant of the club but he retired because he himself felt his legs had gone and he could not make enough contributions to the big games. He was a wonderful player and is still very welcome, his presence alone can lift the team's morale.
He will still bring something to team but not long ago i noted how Arsenal took on Henry and it would help satisfy the fans short term but not cover over the problems long term. Tickling their bellies in the absence of a proper long term solution.
This may very well work the same. Manchester United should not (in truth) have to be in a position to bring him out of retirement, surely the plans should have been in place to replace him sufficiently enough that this was never necessary. I know there are a lot of injuries but only Fletcher and Cleverley (he should be back in a month) in central midfield- and United can't cope with 2 CMs out?
Still its happened now and i look forward to seeing one of United's greats in an encore and hopefully....someone will be signed in the summer so it doesn't have to happen again!
Loved seeing him today.
Me too, <3 Scholes!
this was a shock and a half when i first heard it. great to see him back!
First a rumour, then he's walking in wearing his team suit!!
Gave me tingles!
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