Patrice Evra had a cheeky dig at Roy Keane after the Manchester United legend stated he would not have let sure gamers on the bus following their draw with Tottenham.
Keane was incensed at half-time throughout United’s 1-1 draw at Tottenham on Friday evening, with Harry Maguire and David de Gea at fault after the Red Devils went 1-Zero all the way down to Steven Bergwijn’s strike.
Former United hardman Keane stated if he was nonetheless taking part in he’d have been “swinging punches” at half-time, and insisted he’d have made Maguire and De Gea get taxis again to Manchester.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect finally got here away from north London with a degree after Bruno Fernandes despatched a late penalty received by returning substitute Paul Pogba.
Keane was nonetheless not blissful after the sport, describing United’s defence as “a shambles”.
However, he had mellowed sufficient for his former team-mate Evra to poke enjoyable at his earlier assertion that again in his day De Gea and Maguire would not have gotten on the crew bus.
“Roy, do they still get onto the bus with the team back to Manchester or would you make sure they get a taxi?” Evra joked on Sky Sports.
Keane laughed: “No I’d maybe let them on the bus, but they’d have to sit down the back.”
Evra then determined to stop whereas he was forward slightly than threat the wrath of the previous United skipper, saying: “Wow, I came here in peace, I want to leave in peace. I won’t get involved.”
During the half-time evaluation, Keane had launched into an epic rant over Bergwijn’s opener, slamming errors from Luke Shaw, Maguire and De Gea and saying he was “sick to death” of the goalkeeper.
Keane stated: “I’ve watched a lot of football over the years and I’m shocked at that goal. I’m watching that and I’m fuming.
“I can not imagine Shaw – heading the ball up within the air after which operating ahead. I’m staggered at Maguire. Staggered how a world participant can get accomplished like this.
“And I am sick to death of this goalkeeper. I would be flying in at half time. I would be swinging punches at that guy.
He added: “Maguire and De Gea, I wouldn’t even let them on the bus after the game. Get a taxi back to Manchester.”
Evra laughed on the suggestion, however Keane wasn’t accomplished along with his rant, saying: “These are established international players.
“They’re making an attempt to get into the highest 4 – not win leagues by the way in which, God forbid about successful trophies. Shocking. I’m disgusted with it.
“Maguire, De Gea, you should hang your head in shame. Representing Manchester United and you’re letting people run past you? Get close to people – move your feet.”
The draw stored United in fifth place, two factors behind Chelsea in fourth. Tottenham stayed in eighth place, 4 factors behind Solskjaer’s aspect.
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