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England coach Hodgson: I did consider Man Utd's Scholes

England coach Roy Hodgson feels their midfield is strong enough without Manchester United icon Paul Scholes.

There was talk of Scholes ending his international exile for the Euros.

"I'm a great admirer of Paul Scholes, he has gone back to United and had a major part to play in the second part of their season. He's a wonderful player but he is coming to the latter end of his career," Hodgson said.

Hodgson said that he would have approached Scholes only if there had been a "void" at the heart of England's midfield, which he did not believe was the case.

"He knows as well as I do that there isn't a void. I'm not 100% sure he wanted to juggle England and Manchester United again," he said.

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