Paul Scholes insists he did his fair share of media work at Manchester United
Scholes retired for a second time in 2013 after a 22-year career at Manchester United, where he won 11 Premier League titles.
He has since become a pundit for the likes of BT Sport and ITV and was frequently critical of Louis van Gaal's two-year reign at Old Trafford.
Paul Scholes spent 22 years at Manchester United
But the former England midfielder insists it's a "myth" that he has suddenly found his voice after hanging up his boots, claiming he did his fair share of media work at United.
“I did every interview that I was supposed to. Whenever I had to do it, I did it,” he told the Republik of Mancunia.
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“Yeah, it’s a bit of a myth. Okay, I didn’t do it loads but I just did what I had to do, I didn’t go and do stuff.
“I just did stuff I had to do – club stuff, MUTV, loads of that, and that was the way it was.”