Manchester United legend Roy Keane jokes that he used to be a Spurs fan

The former Manchester United midfielder revealed his preference for Spurs over United in a recent interview.

Roy Keane’s tumultuous relationship with Alex Ferguson towards the end of his Mancester United career is well documented and recent books from the pair of them have had been less than flattering regarding the issue.

The nature of Keane's Manchester Unitedexit has seemingly left a bad taste in the mouth not only with Ferguson but with the club as a whole.

Keane sat down to talk with Barretstown, the children’s charity, on June 25th for the launch of Barretstown Talks, where a series of leading figures from the world of sport, culture and business are due to interviewed.

And, in a video posted on the official Today FM twitter account, the former United captain can be heard saying he used to be a Tottenham Hotspur supporter while playing at Old Trafford:

“I didn’t even think I was a United fan when I was playing for them... I was more of a Spurs fan believe it or not.”

The current Republic of Ireland assistant manager had a glittering career at Old Trafford, appearing 326 times, winning seven league titles, four FA Cups and a Champions League along the way.

His legacy is unquestionable but the relationship between Keane and Manchester United has soured in recent years and his most recent revelation suggests there’s more than a hint of bitterness still remaining. Lucky Spurs, eh?

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