Paul Scholes entertained the footballing world this week when he called Robbie Savage a 'knobhead' live on Savage's hilariously funny and not at all horrendous 'Fletch and Sav' show on BT Sport.
Rather than forgetting about the incident, Scholes has used his column in today's Independent to revisit it and clarify that he, in fact, doesn't think Savage is a knobhead.
I have to be clear about one thing, the “knobhead” comment was something of a reflex that came out because I must have been so relaxed on the Fletch and Sav sofa. In reality, I did not even realise I had said it until the presenter, Darren Fletcher, apologised on air a few minutes later.
I don’t think Robbie Savage is a knobhead! We have known each other since we were kids and I enjoy being on the show with him. I am sure we said much worse to each other in those Manchester United youth teams. Anyway, it was after the 9pm watershed, right?
You can read Scholes' full column, in which he calls Louis Van Gaal's style of play miserable, here.