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Lippi: I wanted Man Utd pair Keane, Scholes at Juventus

Manchester United legend Roy Keane came close to joining Juventus after their Treble winning season.

Keane, 48, was a dominant midfielder during his time at Manchester United and put in the performance of his career in the 3-2 away in Turin en-route to their memorable Treble-winning campaign in 1999.

However, a deal fell through because personal terms were not agreed.

In an interview with the Mail, ex-Juve coach Marcello Lippi said: "I loved (Roy) Keane.

"He was very close to moving to Juventus but then failed to negotiate. I also loved (Paul) Scholes: he would have liked it anywhere and always played."

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