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Watch: Ince, Dublin pay tribute as Man Utd great Roy Keane inducted into Prem HoF

Roy Keane is the latest player to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.

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The Irishman was a dominant figure for Manchester United, leading them to seven Premier League titles during his 12 seasons at the club.

Keane joins inaugural inductees Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry, plus former team-mate Eric Cantona in receiving the highest individual honour given by the Premier League.

“I feel very lucky to be inducted but I've only been inducted because of the players I've played with," Keane said.

He is one of the six players from a 23-man shortlist to have received the most combined votes from the public and the Premier League panel. A further four will be announced this week.

"Signing for Manchester United and walking into a brilliant dressing room [was the highlight of my career]," Keane said of his move from Nottingham Forest for a British-record fee in the summer of 1993.

He also reserved special praise for his manager at Forest, Brian Clough, who brought him from Cobh Ramblers in County Cork, Ireland to the Premier League.

"Brian Clough [was my biggest influence] for signing and giving me my debut and his advice before my debut was telling me control the ball, pass it to my team-mate and run, that was the foundation of my career," he said.

To be eligible for the Premier League Hall of Fame this year, players had to have been retired as of 1 August 2020, and only a player's Premier League career was considered in his candidacy.

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