Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill is delighted to count on Manchester United legend Roy Keane as his No2.

O'Neill joked that he could ask Sir Alex Ferguson for advice on how to handle Keane if he causes any trouble, but he is expecting nothing of the sort.

"I am absolutely delighted he is on board," O'Neill said. "He is an iconic figure, a great, great player, one of the best to have played in the Premier League."

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