Manchester United legend Roy Keane is set to take charge of Iceland.

The Daily Mail says Keane is a leading contender to be the new manager of the Iceland national team.

The 40-year-old Manchester United and Republic of Ireland legend has been out of work since January when he was sacked by Ipswich Town after a disappointing 20 months in charge.

Despite winning promotion to the Premier League for Sunderland in his first management role he was able to win just 28 of his 81 games in charge of the Tractor Boys.

Keane is understood to have already held talks with the Icelandic Football Association and is set to watch Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Cyprus in Reykjavik.

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