Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has admitted he was too harsh on Fred and Scott McTominay.
Talk to his former teammate Gary Neville in the latest episode overlappingthe legendary midfielder retracted his criticism of the pair, who were the mainstay of the Red Devils’ central midfield last season.
Scholes told Neville: “I don’t remember which game it was, but they [Manchester United] Beaten, I was a little harsh on Scott and Fred, but they had their backs to goal the whole time. “
“It’s the only way they can go when they keep their backs to the goal to catch the ball.”
“Small things like that annoy me because I think if you play at Manchester United, you should be able to do that. You should expect that, shouldn’t you.”
Scholes pointed to Manchester United’s new boy Casemiro as someone who can turn his back on goal.
He praised the Brazilian and Eriksen as United’s best midfield duo because they can receive and play regardless of their physical position.
Neville asked the 47-year-old which was his best goal. He mentioned his famous volley against Aston Villa in 2006 was the best.
The Manchester United star candidly admits to one of the greatest moments of his career when a goal against Barcelona sealed United’s place in the 2008 Champions League final.
The Red Devils continued to lead, winning the trophy.
He revealed in The Overlap that there was a lot of luck in the goal, calling it a turnover.
He revealed that the ball came from the outside of his foot. Scholes said he was just trying to hit the target and the ball didn’t turn right the way it did.