ROY KEANE has slammed Manchester United’s squad to pick and choose when they want to scramble for points on the pitch.
United played a tough 1-1 draw against Chelsea and had to defend for long periods of time.
But while Keane was impressed with the spirit of the show, he questioned why United’s players didn’t often show such effort.
Keane told Sky Sports: “United stayed in the game, they gave up a lot of chances but I have to say they played well today – I don’t think they played well midweek – but they had a couple of results. positive results.
“They lack confidence, especially in the bigger games, so you sit in, try after the ball and you have enough quality and pace to move forward that United will always cause problems.
“(David) De Gea said there about fighting for everything today but you have to do it every week.
“This is a huge criticism of this football team going back to Watford, Liverpool – back for most of the season – it’s like they pick and choose their moment when they like it and when they work. as a team.
“It’s important if you want to play for Manchester United and you want to settle down or compete for titles that you have to do it this week.
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“You can have a day off – even today they weren’t great – but there’s a spirit in the team, you see that and you credit them for it.
“But ultimately you want more and that’s where we’ll see over the next few months.”
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/premier-league/4162730/man-utd-roy-keane/ Man Utd legend Roy Keane tells players they can’t pick and choose when they’re ‘ready to fight’