Forget the ageing legs: with a scalpel-sharp mind, it's little wonder Scholesy remains United's midfield maestro.
Appearances/goals: Premier League 24 (4)/3; Carling Cup 1 (1)/1; Champions League 7 (3)/3; Total 32 (6)/7
Season soundbite: "Paul's every bit as good, if not even better, because the experience he's added to the ability he's got means he's a big asset to us."
- Sir Alex Ferguson
In a word: Stealthy
He may doubt his ability to continue at the highest level, but no-one else does...
Finest moment: The late, late header against City at Eastlands is another truly magical moment in a career packed full of them. A past master at ghosting in unnoticed to get on the end of crosses, he couldn’t have picked a better time to