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Roy Keane on his new role as Aston Villa number two

The player turned coach on a few aspects of his future at Villa

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Villa Park on April 5, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Villa Park on April 5, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Taking a pay cut with FAI now that he is double-jobbing...

“None of your business. If anyone wants, they can ask me when they see me and I'll tell them the same thing.”

On being busy again...

“Don't you worry about that! I've had three years off, I should be ready for it.”

On Philippe Senderos and Joe Cole being his type of players?

“Well, they are now!”

On the World Cup and Luis Suarez’s World Cup exit

“We'll know how good a World Cup it's been when it's finished. As for Suarez, I'm not interested in answering that question today.”

On knowing Paul Lambert

“Listen, you don't have to have been to school with someone to know someone and trust them.”

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