Paul Scholes is Monday appointed as manager of Oldham Athletic, which plays in the fourth the minor leagues in England. It is for the former top player of the first solid feature as a trainer.
The 44-year-old Scholes has a contract for a year and a half is drawn in the current number fourteen of the League Two. In 2015, he worked a short time as interim coach of Salford City.
Scholes was until Monday, the owner of Salford, which plays at the fifth level in England. To conflicts of interest to prevent, he explained that function down.
The 66-fold international of England played 718 official matches for Manchester United. He was eleven times national champions with the club.
Scholes was for a short time as an assistant trainer employed at Old Trafford and did after his active career, also work as a tv analyst.
In the autumn of 2017 was Clarence Seedorf still a candidate to be manager in Oldham. The current coach of Cameroon spoke with the management and had a tour of the stadium, but she decided not to accept the offer.
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‘Hopefully he can club to great heights lead’
Abdallah Lemsagam, the owner of Oldham Athletic, is happy that he is with Scholes a trainer has captured with a great past as a player. “He brings a lot of football knowledge and his hunger to succeed as a manager will be visible to everyone,” said Lemsagam on the website of the club.
“I am very happy to have him part of our family. Paul is 100 percent on my support and hopefully he can the club to great heights.”
Oldham were relegated in 1994 from the Premier League and last year managed the club not to maintain themselves in the League One. Scholes makes Tuesday his debut in the home game against Yeovil Town.