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Man Utd boss Ferguson doubts Scholes will make England return

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson doesn't believe Paul Scholes will return for England's European Championship campaign.

Ferguson does not feel there is any way the veteran midfielder will abandon an England exile that dates back to the immediate aftermath of Euro 2004.

"Do you really honestly believe that? I don't think there's any chance," said Ferguson.

"His reason for refusing last time was that it was late in the day and he felt the it was fair for the players who had got them there to be involved.

"To play for England after eight years would be a big step. I think Paul will be concentrating [on United] if he decides to go on of course.

"That is not settled yet. But with the form he is showing at the moment, there is no reason for me to think he couldn't do another season."

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