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Man Utd legend Paul Scholes becomes interim Salford City manager after sacking

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Paul Scholes has taken over as interim head coach at Salford City.

The club announced on Monday that Graham Alexander has left the club with immediate effect following a discussion with the club earlier in the day.

Scholes is a part owner of the club alongside his former Manchester United team-mates Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville as well as Singaporean businessman Peter Lim.

Scholes has some managerial experience having been boss at Oldham between February and March last year.

The official club statement read: ”Salford City Football Club announces that manager Graham Alexander has left the club with immediate effect.

"The club met with Graham this morning and after discussion have agreed to part company. The club would like to thank Graham for his contribution and all his hard work.

"In his first season he guided the team to Wembley, resulting in promotion to League 2 and in his second season he reached the Leasing.com Trophy final. The club would like to wish him all the best and success in the future.

"Paul Scholes will act as the interim head coach while the club looks to secure a new manager. Warren Joyce, currently in isolation, will join Paul once he is able to."

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