Former Manchester United stars Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Gary and Phil Neville
and 40-year-old Red Devils player-coach Ryan Giggs
have joined forces to purchase
non-league club Salford City. The purchase, which was agreed on Thursday, is still subject to approval from the English Football Association and the Northern Premier League. Salford is currently 11th
in the Northern Premier League Division One North, which is officially the eighth division of English soccer.
Asked why the United Class of ’92 players decided to enter into the
venture together, Giggs said, We want to use our football experience and knowledge to nurture young talent."
According to reports, Scholes will be Salford’s head coach. "We know it
will be tough but we will be committed to this from the start and have some very exciting plans going forward," the former United midfielder, who was born in Salford, said.
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