Micah Richards lifts lid on Jamie Redknapp’s heated bust-up with Roy Keane before Tottenham game

Micah Richards has opened up on that on-air spat between Jamie Redknapp and Roy Keane.

The two pundits clashed final month after Keane claimed Tottenham had an ‘common squad’ with Redknapp hitting again over the declare, resulting in a really heated alternate on air.

Redknapp thought Spurs’ squad ‘filled with internationals’ was too good to be described as ‘common’ whereas Keane primarily based his declare on the actual fact Manchester City or Liverpool ‘would not contact’ many of the present group at Jose Mourinho’s disposal.

The debate made for compelling TV, however there was slightly extra too it than meets the attention, in line with fellow pundit Richards.

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“He was driving right down to London, however he was late,” Richards informed BBC Sport.

“He usually will get there an hour or an hour and a half before, however he was caught in site visitors and he obtained there 20 minutes before going on air and you might see his hair was all ruffled, alongside with his swimsuit.

“Jamie simply obtained his anger as a result of he was an hour later than he was alleged to be and he obtained the wrath!”

Richards additionally spoke about what it’s prefer to work with Keane and the way he went about incomes the previous Manchester United midfielder’s respect.

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“Roy’s a legend of the game and when I’m initially going to work with somebody I do not get nervous – I by no means get nervous – however you have obtained respect for individuals and that is the best way it must be,” he added.

“I’ve seen his clips and he used to destroy individuals left, proper and centre. The first clip that did the rounds was the place I mentioned I’d burst on the scene as a defender, that is the one which went viral, and he mentioned he did not know any defenders that had burst on the scene.

“I mentioned, ‘maintain on, maintain on, I’m the youngest ever defender for England, received the Premier League and received the FA Cup’ and at that second he was like ‘OK’ – I earned slightly little bit of his respect.

“After that I simply beloved working with him as a result of I can by no means compete with Roy Keane as a participant, or his medals, however I could make him really feel uncomfortable on digicam, and that is my energy.”

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