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Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes hits out at Ed Woodward

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Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes hits out at the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, claiming that he is not "a football man".

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has hit out at the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, claiming that he is not "a football man".

The Red Devils began the season by recording their worst-ever start to a Premier League campaign and they now sit 10th after 11 Premier League games.

That difficult start has seen United linked with a plethora of names ahead of a potential busy January, but manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has sought to reduce expectations by stressing how hard it is to do deals in the mid-season transfer window.

Speaking on BT Sport after United's 3-0 win over Partizan Belgrade in the Europa League, Scholes expressed the need for the Norwegian to be given more help in recruiting top players and leading a rebuild at the club.

"We know behind the scenes there is help needed, especially on the football side," he said.

"You look at the business side and it's great, Ed Woodward is very good at that. But as a football man? I don't think he's a football man.

"Now is the time where there needs to be a bit of help for Ole. Don't get me wrong, there's some good people around - the chief scout, Mike Phelan, great experience.

"But now is the time when he really needs some help to really bring some top players to this club."

United host Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday afternoon in their final game before the third international break of the season.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool12111028101834
2Leicester CityLeicester128222982126
3Chelsea1282227171026
4Manchester CityMan City1281335132225
5Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd12453139417
6Arsenal124531617-117
7Manchester UnitedMan Utd124441612416
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves123721615116
9Bournemouth124441515016
10Burnley124351718-115
11Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124351517-215
12Crystal Palace124351016-615
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124351118-715
14Tottenham HotspurSpurs123541817114
15Everton124261318-514
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham123451420-613
17Aston Villa123271720-311
18Watford12156823-158
19Southampton122281129-188
20Norwich CityNorwich122191128-177
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