Paul Scholes ruled out for two weeks with knee injury

Scholes out for fortnight
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson reveals that Paul Scholes will be unavailable for two weeks due to a knee injury.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that midfielder Paul Scholes will be out of action for two weeks with a knee injury.

The former England international was forced to sit out of United's 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the first leg of the round-of-16 Champions League tie on Wednesday.

Ferguson revealed in a press conference today that he will be unable to call on the 38-year-old for a further fortnight.

The former Premier League champions are due to take on Reading in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Monday.

Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson applauds his team after winning 3-1 against Sunderland on December 15, 2012
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