Paul Scholes in talks with Oldham over vacant manager's job - but would have to end Salford City involvement

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Paul Scholes has held talks with Oldham Athletic over the vacant manager’s position at Boundary Park.

Mirror Sport understands Scholes, a boyhood fan of the club, was interviewed on Wednesday morning.

Oldham, managerless since the exit of John Sheridan on September 25, have declined to comment.

Should Scholes take charge, the former Manchester United star would have to bring to an end his involvement with Salford City, the non-league club of whom he is a co-owner.

Under FA rules, Scholes would not be able to take over of Oldham while remaining involved with the National League North side.

Scholes is among the co-owners of Salford City FC
Paul Scholes taking Oldham Athletic youth team training session.
Paul Scholes taking Oldham Athletic youth team training session.

Earlier this year Scholes spent time working with the Oldham youth set up, while working to gain his UEFA A Licence.

Richie Wellens is currently in caretaker charge of the League One side, who currently lie 19th in the third tier.

Wellens has led the side to three straight victories during his stint in charge.

The Latics have already held talks with former AC Milan manager Clarence Seedorf over the role.

Scott Blair - UK News
By Scott Blair - UK News 11/10/2017 12:58:00