Manchester United star Paul Scholes intends to move into coaching should he retire at the end of next season. The former England international signed a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford at the end of the last campaign, but he recognises that his playing days are coming to an end.
"I am coming to the end of my playing career and I maybe have one year left," the 35 year old said in an EPL Talk Podcast while hosting a soccer academy in Florida.
"I have started doing my coaching badges back in England and hopefully one day I will be able to coach kids or coach some kind of team somewhere."
Scholes also paid tribute to the influence of United boss Sir Alex Ferguson on his career.
"He has been great," added Scholes. "It goes without saying what a top manager he has been.
"The amount of players he has brought through the youth team is great and it gives hope to all the kids in the youth team that if they are good enough he will definitely use them.
"It has just been fantastic working with him and I think there is a good few years left in him yet."