Man Utd kids win rare praise from legend Keane

Manchester United legend Roy Keane is impressed by the club's young players.

Manchester United legend Roy Keane is impressed by the club's young players.

Keane has been famously critical in the past of United's youngsters, but he wrote in The Sun: "I know there's talk of there not being enough investment but that's not the case.

"They brought in David de Gea, Phil Jones and Ashley Young in the summer. These lads didn't come for peanuts, you're talking £17million or £18m each.

"Then you have the likes of Dimitar Berbatov who cost £30m and Wayne Rooney who cost £20m. Plenty of money.

"United obviously have a policy now of signing younger players because they are trying to look at the bigger picture.

"Chris Smalling is another example and I also think Danny Welbeck can be a top player, as can Jonny Evans.

"I know Jonny's made mistakes but you get that with younger players."

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