Keane wrote in The Sun: "Maybe Iâ€™m stuck in the past but, as a player, your pride should be hurt when a manager loses his job because it means you havenâ€™t done yours.
"Thatâ€™s what I felt when Brian Clough left Nottingham Forest after we were relegated in 1993.
"Thatâ€™s not good enough for a club of their standing but winning the Carling Cup and reaching the final of the FA Cup should have bought him a bit more time.
"Gerrard is a great player and weâ€™ve all seen him win games on his own. Thatâ€™s fine but a captain doesnâ€™t just play well himself, he gets the others to play well.
"Does Gerrard do that? Iâ€™m not so sure. Carragher and Reina have been around long enough to know whatâ€™s required and Johnson is the England right-back. What have they done to help?
"Have they invited new arrivals over for a meal or gone for a game of snooker with them to make sure theyâ€™re all right?"