Richard Keys widely mocked for Roy Keane comments

first_img England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won 4 Latest Football News RANKED 4 Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade huge blow TV presenter Richard Keys has been mocked for questioning whether former Manchester United star Roy Keane was a “great player”.The former Sky Sports presenter suggested Keane’s ability on the ball meant he was not necessarily up there with the likes of Glenn Hoddle or ex-United team-mate Paul Scholes. MONEY REVEALED “I used to think he was bang average in training. I didn’t quite get it.”How Roy Keane convinced @MCATEER4 that he was world-class.— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) September 29, 2018 Gray echoed McAteer’s views but Keys didn’t back down from his original point.And many took to Twitter to disagree with Keys including former United defender Rio Ferdinand who posted “Riiiiiiiiiiiichard” along with emojis reflecting his embarrassment of the subject. Ferdinand played alongside Keane at Old Trafford for over three years There were even some rival fans who mocked keys with one Twitter user saying: “I’m a Man City fan and even I’ll admit Roy Keane was a great player. I can’t wait until he [Keane] sees this video.”Another user added: “He [Keys] misses the point. Roy Keane’s game was all about winning the ball, tackling, motivating his team-mates and never saying die.“He was probably one of the finest players ever in that role and world class at it.”Below you can see the full debate on whether Keane was a great player or not. Keys was debating this alongside beIN Sports pundit Andy Gray and studio guest Jason McAteer.It all started when Gray said Keane has struggled to adapt to his current role as the Republic of Ireland assistant manager as the players he’s coaching are unable to hit the same standards he did when he was a player.McAteer offered Keys a way out when he said he initially didn’t see why Keane was receiving a great deal of praise but changed his mind after playing in centre midfield alongside him for Ireland. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won BEST OF 4 ADVICE Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions 4 Gray and McAteer seemed to be rather taken aback by Keys’ comments at first Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REVEALED Keane and McAteer have had some run-ins in the past silverware Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injurylast_img