Former Newcastle United midfielder Kieron Dyer has expressed his disgust at how England failed to play Paul Scholes in his best position throughout his career.
The former Manchester United midfielder was infamously shunted out to the left hand side of midfield – a role he hardly ever played in under Sir Alex Ferguson – by Sven-Goran Erikson in order to make way for Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard.
He retired in August 2004, citing a desire to focus on his Man United career, and went on to claim a further nine major trophies at Old Trafford.
And Dyer, reflecting on Scholes’ international career, noted that England’s failure to recognise his talent was nothing short of a crime.
Kieran Dyer talks about Scholes for England. He’s hit the nail on the head. It was ...
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