Paul Scholes says he expects Jose Mourinho to register keen interest in his Oldham results


Manchester United legend Paul Scholes was confirmed as the new manager of League Two side Oldham Athletic on Monday morning, and he will make his debut in the dugout tonight when his side, who are currently 14th on the table host 21st-place Yeovil Town.

The former midfielder soon became a pundit upon hanging the boots in 2013, and erstwhile United manager Jose Mourinho was constantly at the receiving end of his stinging criticism as things fell apart at Old Trafford few months ago.

With Scholes now about to know what it feels like to be a manager, he admits that he expects the Portuguese to keep an eye out for his results.

“I think he (Mourinho) will be watching results, yeah,” the Oldham boss said, as reported by The Sun.

“Whether he will be watching the games, I am not too sure. I wanted to get into the punditry anyway but I’ve left myself wide open. I have been quite critical.

“I don’t think we will get many pundits watching — but if we are losing games I’’m sure people will pop up.”

Scholes never came across as manager material due to his quiet nature, and not even many expected him to go into punditry.

It’ll be exciting to see how he fares at the League Two side, and United fans will also be keen to know how another one of the famous class ’92 does in the dugout, with the Neville brothers, Nicky Butt and Ryan Giggs already with some amount of managerial experience.

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