Manchester United: 10 Reasons Paul Scholes Should Play Another Year

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Manchester United: 10 Reasons Paul Scholes Should Play Another Year
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Paul Scholes is a legend, both in terms of Manchester United and European football as a whole.

We've been dazzled over the years by his metronomic control of a game and his inch-perfec long passes that make overs, even footballers, step back and go "wow."

Despite these incomparable attributes and superlative quality, we've also been frustrated by his late tackles and lack of composure in certain situations: Indeed Scholes' last meaningful contribution in a red shirt was to be dismissed in the FA Cup semifinal against rivals Manchester City back in mid-April.

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and the latest reports are that Scholes is torn over whether to return to Old Trafford for one final year.

Aging legs and sufficient replacements are obvious arguments for the 36-year-old to hang up his boots for one final time but here are 10 reasons why the veteran midfielder should come back for a final swan song.

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