“Scholes? Fantastic. For me, why isn’t he playing for England? It is crazy. Only in England. Scholes is a great, great player. So experienced and still, for me, one of the best in the world in midfield. Manchester United are lucky to have him.
“Sir Alex is a great man, a great manager with a lot of respect from everybody.
“They play the English way, hard and physical. Europe is different. Tactics, strategy, the players you have, the players you pick, it is very different to domestic club football.
“Manchester is a club who are proud and perhaps look at winning the League title as more important than anything else.
“To be a truly great club, you have to win all the trophies..all the European trophies. That shows that you are the best, you know how to win at all levels.
“For English clubs, it is more difficult to change their systems. But for me Manchester (United) is a great club. I don’t think their style can change for Europe.”
(Full interview here)