"You're looking for an argument, aren't ya?" - Roy Keane not having Micah Richards query
Keane was still sore after the pair had a pre-match debate.
Ahead of Manchester City's home game against Chelsea, Roy Keane and Micah Richards went for a stroll on the Eastlands pitch with Geoff Shreeves.
With City having wrapped up step one of the treble quest, talk is already rife about this side being potentially better than Manchester United's class of 1998/99.
"Micah thinks they are the greatest team of any sport in all history," Keane remarked, before admitting Pep Guardiola's side were 'very good'. Against hapless Chelsea, City only needed to be average to secure a 1-0 win. They were already four clear with the title secured but it is already better to party after a win.
"You work 11 months to see this," City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne told Sky Sports, after the match. "It is a day to celebrate with the fans and the family. It is amazing.
"People expect us to win a lot but we work every day for this. People sacrifice a lot for the team. It is tougher physically than it is mentally because you have to go and go again.
"I have been here eight years. This is my home and the amazing moments keep on coming. We just try to perform the best we can. I just want to do the best I can and play good football. I want to win more and keep going. It is two games now we need to get ready for."
After that chat with De Bruyne, Micah Richards was still in a playful mood. He wanted to hear from Keane if Paul Scholes, his old midfield partner, stacked up to the prodigious Belgian.
KEANE: Two brilliant players. You're looking for an argument, aren't ya?
RICHARDS: I'm not!
KEANE: No, two brilliant but different types of players. It'd be unfair to compare them. Scholesy was a brilliant player. So is De Bruyne, Micah, that's what you're going to get out of me!
🗣️ "You're looking for an argument aren't you..." 😂
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The former Manchester United captain reminded viewers that City had decades of struggles so 'must enjoy the good times when you have them'.
"Despite me being grumpy," he added, referring back to his playing career, "you have to enjoy these days."
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