Paul Scholes has no retirement plans


Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has no plans to retire following his impressive start to the new season.

The soon to be 36-year-old midfielder took the plaudits after man-of-the-match displays in both the Community Shield victory over Chelsea and Monday night's opening 3-0 Premier League win against Newcastle United.

Scholes has made almost 650 appearances for the Red Devils during 17 seasons in the first team and insists he will carry on playing as long as he continues to enjoy his football.

"I haven't set any limits," said the midfield playmaker."I'll just keep going, hopefully keep playing well and getting in the team and just see where it goes from there.

"It depends on performances and how you play. I did go through last season thinking this might be the last time I played against this team or stuff like that. But I just don't know. My performances will decide when I finish.

"At 35 I thought that would be it. From being young and first getting into the squad, you just presume everyone will finish at 35 and that's it. Whatever you do after that is a bonus. At the end of last season I felt okay and hopefully this season I will do as well."

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