Monday 24 October 2016

'If he's a United player, I'm a Chinaman' - Roy Keane slams 'disgraceful' Ashley Young

Published 05/11/2015 | 07:12

Roy Keane
Roy Keane

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has suggested Ashley Young is not fit to wear the club's shirt after his latest "dive" against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night.

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Young had a reputation for suffering from balance issues in the penalty box and his less than credible attempts to win a penalty in his side's 1-0 Champions League win at Old Trafford earned him another round of widespread criticism.

Yet Keane has a habit of taking the art of condemnation to brutal levels and he did not disappoint when asked by ITV Sport to sum up Young's latest tumble.

"If he’s a Manchester United player, I’m a Chinaman. It's absolutely disgraceful," said an irate Keane.

"The senior players need to get hold of him. That shouldn't be accepted at Manchester United.

"That's not leaving your leg in. That's different. It's the somersault he does, it's an absolute disgrace.

"Maybe once or twice can be seen as a mistake. But he's done it nine or 10 times and he's done it at his previous clubs."

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