Roy Keane slams Jordan Pickford following Man City thumping 9 months ago

Roy Keane slams Jordan Pickford following Man City thumping

Tell us what you really think Roy!

Everton slumped to yet another Premier League defeat on Saturday afternoon as Pep Guardiola's treble-chasing Manchester City side put the Toffees to the sword in a comfortable 3-0 win.

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The result leaves Sean Dyche's men just one point above the drop zone with two games to go, with Leicester two behind but with a game in hand.

Having conceded three goals, two from skipper Ilkay Gundogan and one from the robotic Erling Haaland, Pickford and Everton have now only mustered one clean sheet in their previous nine league outings.

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Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, Roy Keane was his typically blunt self as the panel discussed the performance of the England shot-stopper.

"My goodness. He (Pickford) looks so small in there. There is no spring, he's not anticipating," lamented Keane.

With fellow pundit Micah Richards having lavished praised upon Pickford in the pre-game build-up, the former Ireland captain couldn't help but call back to it.

"No, Micah said before the game he's a top goalkeeper. He's not", leaving his colleagues in stitches over his quintessential frankness in delivery.

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Joining Keane and Richards on the panel was former Arsenal midfielder and perhaps Roy Keane's biggest nemesis from his playing days, Patrick Vieira.

Discussing the prospect of winning a league title, the former Crystal manager couldn't help but hit Keane with a sly dig.

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Referencing Arsenal's infamous 2002 title win at Old Trafford, the French World Cup winner remarked "It can be really sweet, especially when you go to Old Trafford and win it over there, that makes it even more special".

Keane, now a master in conveying his dry sense of humour, delivered a looming over-the-shoulder stare in the direction of his old foe- if looks could kill...

Box-office television.

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