"When he came down, everyone looked at Scholesy’s size and, having not seen a lot of him, there was a bit of doubt. But he didn’t take long to show everyone how good he was. And what a career he went on to have.
"As far as I’m concerned, Scholesy is a genius. He's a legend and an icon at Manchester United and in the world of football."
Brian Kidd was speaking to Steve Bartram in an exclusive interview for ManUtd.com and the official Paul Scholes testimonial programme.