Wednesday 19 June 2019

Roy Keane on The Class of '92: Everyone thinks Paul Scholes lives in a council flat

Roy Keane has had a go at 'The Class of 92' and claimed the role that Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham, Nicky Butt and the Neville brothers, Gary and Phil has been exaggerated.

The Corkman accused the sextet of self-promotion and feels that the role they played in the glory days at Manchester United have been over-played.

 “The Class of '92 – all good players, but their role at the club has become exaggerated," he writes in his autobiography 'The Second Half'..

"The 'Class of '92' seems to have grown its own legs; it has become a brand. It's as if they were a team away from the team, and they're not shy of plugging into it.

"But we all had the same aims – we all had the hunger. Scholesy was a top, top player. But I still don't fall for that boy-next-door image, or that he's dead humble. He has more of an edge to him. Everyone thinks he lives in a council flat.”

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