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Man Utd legend Keane raps Fernandes: Top players perform on big occasions

Manchester United legend Roy Keane criticised Bruno Fernandes for his performance in defeat to Carabao Cup semifinal opponents Manchester City.

United crashed out of the Carabao Cup, losing 2-0 to Pep Guardiola's side at Old Trafford following goals in the second half from John Stones and Fernandinho.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Keane said: "It's not easy winning football trophies. Fernandes has had great praise for the last few months and people have been comparing him to [Eric] Cantona etc. Fernandes didn't really do much tonight.

"The top players turn up in the big occasions. And that's what the Cantona's used to do – they get their hands on trophies. That's where this team are a little bit short.

"They probably need one or two more players to come into this squad, no doubt, and they need the mentality and confidence of winning a semi-final to get them over the line.

"You then get momentum and they just didn't quite have it tonight.

"But credit to City – they were up against an outstanding Man City team tonight who turned up and put on a good show."

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