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Richard Keys draws similarities between him and Roy Keane over Sir Alex Ferguson

Former Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys comments on ex-Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane’s new autobiography.

Renowned sports presenter Richard Keys has underlined a similarity between him and former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane.

The ex-Republic of Ireland has been in the news recently for some astonishing revelations about former United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Keane’s new autobiography, The Second Half, has been hitting the headlines throughout this week. In the book, the former Nottingham Forest star opens up about his time at United and how his relationship with Ferguson deteriorated.

Keys, a former Sky Sports presenter, has been keeping track of the news and has pointed out a similarity between him and Keane.

‘The pre publicity generated by KP and Roy Keane's efforts has been fascinating’, he wrote on his blog. ‘I can't wait to read them.

'We'll all have our views on the contents and the fall out, but just because the two authors' have offered us theirs doesn't make them bitter, mad, dark, childish or any of the other insults thrown their way.

‘That particularly applies to Keane. Just like me, he questions much of what Sir Alex Ferguson has done and said, especially since leaving Old Tradford, whilst accepting that he's also the greatest manager of all time.

‘As the Scot himself would say 'there's no doubt about that!' Keane asks 'Why dish so much dirt on leaving Old Trafford? On those who'd helped him win so much?' I've asked the same questions many times before.

‘There was no need. It wasn't right. Remember what he used to say 'What happens at this club stays within the club'. He should've added 'Until I sign a book deal'’.

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