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Man Utd great Keane: These 2 former teammates weren't for me

Manchester United great Roy Keane admits there were two players he didn't get along with at Old Trafford.

While Keane respected their obvious talents on the pitch, he stated the two young stars in particular “weren't for him" personality-wise.

Talking on Sky Sports' The Football show, Keane said: “Near the end I remember thinking 'I don't get some of the boys. I don't get their banter or humour'. I rarely had a conversation with anyone.

“When I left there were a lot of players I didn't miss. The game was changing and maybe I was a bit grumpy, a bit old school.

“I didn't get Wayne or Rio, I didn't get their banter or what they stood for sometimes. It was probably a personal thing.

“The game was changing and I had changed with it but towards the end at United with the players coming through I didn't always get them.

“Personality-wise they were not for me. Obviously they were very good players and I was delighted to play with them but in terms of banter or having a cup of coffee with them? No forget it."


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