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'I'd kill him' - Roy Keane slams United keeper David de Gea over howler in draw with Everton

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Manchester United's David de Gea reacts to his mistake in the Premier League draw with Everton at Goodison Park. Photo: Reuters/Carl Recine

Manchester United's David de Gea reacts to his mistake in the Premier League draw with Everton at Goodison Park. Photo: Reuters/Carl Recine

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Manchester United's David de Gea reacts to his mistake in the Premier League draw with Everton at Goodison Park. Photo: Reuters/Carl Recine

Roy Keane has blasted Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea after his mistake cost the Red Devils two points in Sunday's Premier League clash at Everton.

Keane, speaking in his role as a pundit on Sky Sports, laid into the United keeper at half-time for gifting Everton the lead, when his third minute kick-out crashed off the boot of Dominic Calvert-Lewin and into the United net.

A furious Keane said: "I'd kill him."

"He just takes too long. What is he waiting for? If you're going to make a decision, at least do it quickly.

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Roy Keane is pictured in his role as pundit on Sky Sports

Roy Keane is pictured in his role as pundit on Sky Sports

Roy Keane is pictured in his role as pundit on Sky Sports

"These are huge moments for United, in terms of trying to get in the top four. I think there's almost a bit of arrogance to it – 'look at me, give me time'. They almost think they're outfield players.

"I would've lynched him at half-time. I'd have no time for that carry on. I know keepers can make mistakes, but there's no excuse for that."

Keane also took aim at Everton keeper Jordan Pickford as he was caught out badly for United's equaliser, scored in the 31st minute by Bruno Fernandes.

"The bottom line with Pickford...I don't need to see the stats. I know he's not a good goalkeeper. He's not up to it," Keane added.

Both teams had chances to win the game in the second half as Pickford make a double-save to deny Fernandes and United substitute Odion Ighalo, while Calvert-Lewin's goal late on was ruled out for offside after a VAR check.

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