Arsenal hero Keown not overly impressed by Man Utd defender Jones

Arsenal hero Martin Keown says Manchester United defender Phil Jones has room for improvement after last night's derby defeat.

Arsenal hero Martin Keown says Manchester United defender Phil Jones has room for improvement after last night's derby defeat.

Keown wrote in the Daily Mail: "Playing against Carlos Tevez was a big test for Phil Jones, although the three times they had met before last night, the Argentine had not found the net.

"Jones looked comfortable generally, making a solid tackle that he should have won from a cross in the first half. He played a big role in United’s equaliser as well.

"He was a bit too tight to Tevez overall, though, for my liking. Against Tevez, there is no point in trying to get tight and pinch the ball — he is too good.

"Jones wasn’t quite as composed on the ball as his fellow centre back Rio Ferdinand either. He looked like he was trying to do everything quickly, so he didn’t make mistakes."

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