Manchester United's Scholes Retires

Manchester United's Paul Scholes says he's retiring from football.

The former England midfielder is to take up a coaching role at Old Trafford from next season.

He made his Red Devils debut in 1994 going on to make an incredible 676 appearances, the last of which came as a substitute in Saturday's Champions League final.

He won 10 Premier League titles, three FA Cups, a Champions League, a Club World Cup medal both in 2008 and collected 66 international caps.

United chief exec David Gill says:

'It is very sad day for Manchester United fans around the world,

'We all know that Paul was one of the players that came through the ranks of the academy system in the 90s and has established himself as one of the greatest players to ever wear the United shirt.

'It is very important that the club keeps the associated with these great players and we are delighted that Paul will join the coaching staff.'