Paul Scholes has put pen to paper on a one-year contract extension that keeps the former England midfielder at Manchester United until the end of the 2012/13 season, the club have confirmed.

Scholes came out of retirement in January and produced a number of impressive displays as United were just beaten to the Barclays Premier League title by neighbours Manchester City.

The new deal for Scholes was first announced by United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, and Wednesday's announcement confirms that formalities have now been competed.

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