Roy Keane’s hilarious response to Gary Neville trying to sign Steven Gerrard for Man United

Roy Keane was one of Manchester United’s greatest ever captains, known for his seriousness on the pitch. But his response when asked about Gary Neville’s attempt to sign Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard for United was hilarious.

On an edition of Monday Night Football back in January, Neville had told Jamie Carragher about a time where he was trying to pry Gerrard away from Anfield in his early days.

“I went on a tapping-up mission at Euro 2004 when I knew Chelsea were trying to take advantage of Liverpool being in turmoil.

“‘Come play for United,’ I said one day to Steven when we were in the hotel. ‘The fans will take to you in no time.’ He just laughed, and said: ‘I’ll do it if you go to Anfield.'”

This story was then relayed to Roy Keane this week on LADbible TV’s Agree to Disagree by Carragher himself.

“Man United tried to sign Stevie, Gary went to Stevie’s room with England. How would that have worked at Manchester United with you and Stevie?” The former Liverpool centre-back asked his fellow Sky Sports pundit.

“Well, obviously he would’ve been in the Ressies for a while, wouldn’t he.” Keane jokingly responded.

“Every time Gary went with the England squad, he’d come back and say that we need to sign Gerrard or Rooney, that we should sign all of them! Just because they ran past Gary in training, you got to sign them up.” Neville’s former captain laughed.

Despite his jibe towards Gerrard, Keane showed his appreciation towards his fellow midfielder, naming him as one of the best captain’s in Premier League history.

“I thought Gerrard was good, I thought Vincent Kompany did well at Manchester City, [Tony] Adams.” He answered when questioned about the topic.

Meanwhile, Carragher believed that the man sitting across from him was the best leader in the league’s history, but Keane does not like the compliment that he so often receives.

“I think the captaincy and the story behind it and because we had a bit of success, honestly I cringe at stuff like this.” Keane remarked. “I think it’s a bit over the top.”

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