Paul Scholes signed a year long contract extension this week despite claims by some that he was past it and it was time to hang up his boots.

If anyone has any doubt whether the “old man” has got it, they should consider that after 93 minutes, playing in the baking heat, in a fast moving game, Scholes got his “old legs” all the way down the pitch, in to the box and in to space to head home the winner against City.

Scholes, red legend, we love you.

“It’s a massive game for fans of both teams and I know how much this will mean to our fans, and I can assure you it means exactly the same to us,” said Scholes. “It’s great, obviously. To win in a Manchester derby is a big thing, whatever way you do it, and that’s three times this season where we’ve managed to score in the last minute to win games and it’s a nice feeling. We just keep going. Some teams play for a draw – whether City were doing that I don’t know – but we’re not a team who ever plays for a draw. We want to win all our games and that guarantees that we’ll go right to the end.”




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