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12/09/2012 10:24, Report by Adam Marshall
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Reds can replace Scholes

they wear their own and be their own player in their own right.

"That's what Sir Alex is excellent at doing and I'm sure he's got one or two up his sleeve for the next couple of years.

"They will be massive boots to fill, the same as with Eric Cantona and Keane and the players I keep mentioning, but somehow he's replaced them with a different kind of player who are top drawer in their own right."

Nicky Butt was speaking to promote the Hadrian's Wall trek with the Manchester United Foundation.

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Squad evolution

"He'll never find another Scholes and will never find another Keane but he will find players to come into the squad and make whatever shirt number they wear their own and be their own player in their own right."

- Nicky Butt

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