"I'm not a sentimentalist," he said. "My job is to manage the club. But I would be sentimental on Scholes. Oh, yeah. 'Unlike Keane, it has been forgotten a little bit that Scholes missed the final in Barcelona as well.
"It must have had an impact for a player of his calibre and record in football to miss the biggest club game in the world. He's not the type to talk about it and he hasn't let the disappointment destroy him. Hopefully if we get to the Champions League final this year, it will be his opportunity to make up for 1999.
"Scholes has just come back from an injury but he has been absolutely flying in training and there is plenty left in him."