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Sunday 2 June 2013
Old Trafford

Manchester United Legends
vs
Real Madrid Legends

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27/05/2013 09:17, Report by Adam Marshall
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Berg warning for Scholes

Henning Berg has joked that Paul Scholes needs to curb his tough tackling in the Red Heart United game this coming weekend.

The Norwegian will line up again with his former team-mate when Manchester United and Real Madrid's legends teams meet during a family day out to remember at Old Trafford.

Scholes' final competitive fixture in a red shirt was the Reds' 5-5 draw at West Brom when he came on as a substitute and picked up a yellow card for a late challenge. Berg is hoping the midfielder avoids the wrath of the referee on Sunday because his fitness will be much needed against the Spanish aristocrats.

"Scholesy is fit so he will have to play 90 minutes for us," Berg told ManUtd.com. "He’ll just have to be careful not to get a yellow card like he did at West Brom. We want him to last the full match!

"Hopefully, for this Real Madrid game, we will have a few more players in our squad so we won’t all have to play 90 minutes each, like we did against Rangers recently. 

"I think it does help if we can change the players a little more than we did in that game but it was still an enjoyment to play, as well as seeing the lads again."

The former defender has turned his hand to management after retiring and is keen to find new employment in England after he was not given the opportunity to prove himself at another of his old clubs, Blackburn, when dismissed after only 57 days in charge.

"I was working in Norway for seven years and, obviously, coming to Blackburn felt like a good opportunity," he explained. "I knew it was a gamble and, having had my time cut so short there, I

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