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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has interviewed for the managerial emptiness at Oldham Athletic, the membership he supported as a boy, in line with BBC Radio Manchester.

The Boundary Park coffers are anticipated to be boosted by funding after the membership did not pay gamers and employees in September. That attainable windfall doubtless contributed to the job showing to be one of the coveted roles in European soccer. BBC Sport’s Simon Stone reported that Clarence Seedorf, the one man to win the Champions League with three separate golf equipment, was given a tour of Oldham’s amenities late final month. And opposite to the Scholes hyperlink, The Solar’s Alan Nixon believes John Terry‘s brother Paul is being lined up for the submit.

Scholes has no managerial expertise, however it is going to be hoped his excessive profile helps appeal to lofty names to Oldham. Earlier than he hung up his boots, Scholes purloined eleven Premier League winners medals, gained three FA Cups, two League Cups, and two Champions League titles with Manchester United.

Presently overseeing caretaker duties on the League One aspect is Richie Wellens, who hails from close by Moston and represented Oldham throughout his enjoying days. Wellens will probably be accustomed to Scholes from his brief stint at Salford Metropolis, a non-league membership half-owned by the retired English worldwide.

Since John Sheridan was sacked when Oldham was backside of the third tier, Wellens has engineered three consecutive wins and is proving a well-liked determine with the enjoying employees. It is understood he would additionally like to stay within the job on a full-time foundation.