Last Updated: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:36
Oldham chairman Simon Corney says he would like to see Paul Scholes takeover as manager of Latics but admits it is unlikely.
The Boundary Park outfit are on the lookout for a new manager after Paul Dickov left the club last weekend and Scholes, along with former United team mate Nicky Butt, have been linked with the post.
While Scholes could walk away from the playing side of his career at Manchester United at the end of the season, Corney says a return to the club he supported as a boy looks unlikely.
The Latics chairman admits as much as he'd like to see Scholes in the Boundary Park hot seat he is turning his attention to more realistic targets.
"If Paul Scholes was to so much as express a desire to come here, it would refresh the whole club and of course I would be interested," Corney told the Manchester Evening News.
"But is it going to happen? No, it isn't, and there has been no contact between ourselves and Paul Scholes.
"For one thing, I cannot see him wanting to go from earning £60,000-a-week at Manchester United to £600-a-week at Oldham."
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