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“I’m sick of saying it” – Roy Keane calls for Man United to replace 2 players this summer



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Manchester United fell to defeat in the FA Cup final on the last day of the domestic season, with Roy Keane fuming at full-time in relation to the holes in United’s squad.

Manchester City emerged victorious in the FA Cup final on Saturday afternoon after an Ilkay Gundogan double secured a second trophy of the season.

It was not the day for Manchester United, with Erik ten Hag‘s reds losing 2-1 despite an equalising penalty from Bruno Fernandes at the end of the first half.

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It was a fixture that exposed United’s weak spots, with many pointing towards David de Gea as a reason why the team lost.

It was also once again very apparent that United are suffering from the lack of an out-and-out No. 9.

Despite Rashford filling in the position due to Anthony Martial’s injury, the Englishman failed to have much of an impact on the fixture.

Speaking to ITV after the result, Roy Keane explained how he is “sick” of explaining time and time again the positions that United must replace.

They need a world-class striker and a goalkeeper, and other players for strength in depth too,” he explained. “I am sick of saying it. A top goalkeeper saves that (second goal). They get you over the line in big games and that could have been the difference today.

“They need a world-class goalkeeper and he isn’t. We will keep talking about it. Some of these players aren’t good enough for United. They have to spend the money to get the players United deserve.”

Keane believes that United must replace both David de Gea, who has been Erik ten Hag’s No. 1 this season, and Anthony Martial, who has started up front when fit throughout the campaign.

Martial, though, has missed over 20 fixtures due to illness and injury throughout Ten Hag’s reign so far, and with United targeting Harry Kane this summer, it is unlikely that