Man Utd boss Ferguson battling to keep Scholes, Neville

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has urged Paul Scholes and Gary Neville to stay at Old Trafford.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has urged Paul Scholes and Gary Neville to stay at Old Trafford.

Scholes is wanted by Stoke and Bolton among others while Middlesbrough are interested in his 34-year-old team mate Neville.

Ferguson said: "I think Ryan Giggs and Scholesy will have absolutely no problem next year. Gary will hopefully get a consistent run because he’ll be a vital player for us and I think we can get another year at least out of them all."