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Man Utd boss Ferguson seriously considered deadline day Rodwell bid

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was seriously considering a deadline day bid for Everton youngster Jack Rodwell.

The Manchester Evening News says Paul Scholes' early season form convinced Ferguson to scrap plans for a deadline day swoop for Everton starlet Rodwell.

The Reds had been tipped to make a last minute offer for Rodwell, with Fergie a known admirer of the versatile 19-year-old.

But Scholes, who has rolled back the years with a series of superb displays, forced the United manager into a rethink.

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