Sir Alex Ferguson's final home match as manager of Manchester United kicks off at 4pm, and Red Devils fans are set to give their greatest boss a rousing send-off.
Paul Scholes has said it was "an honour" to have spent his career at Manchester United and insisted he was quitting for good this time.
Yes, I am finally hanging up my boots for good! Playing football is all I have ever wanted to do, and so to have had such a long and successful career at Manchester United, under the greatest manager of all time, has been an honour.
– Paul Scholes
The team has the right balance and will continue to thrive under the leadership of David Moyes.
Sir Alex Ferguson said: “Paul is a truly unbelievable player. He has always been fully committed to this club and it has been a real privilege to work with him for so many years.
"Paul will play at Old Trafford on Sunday against Swansea and will collect an unbelievable but well-deserved 11th Premier League medal."
Paul Scholes has announced his retirement as a Manchester United player for the second time.
Key career moments:
- 24 September 1994: Makes Premier League debut for Manchester United
- 24 May 1997: Makes England debut under Glenn Hoddle
- May 1999: Helps the Reds towards European Cup, Premier League and FA Cup treble
- 3 August 2004: Makes shock retirement from international football
- 14 May 2011: Helps United win record 19th English league title
- 31 May 2011: Announces retirement for the first time, before returning in January 2012
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has confirmed his retirement for a second time.
The 38-year-old will retire at the end of the season.