Roy Keane has accused Tottenham of getting a “softness” that he believes has held them again in recent times.
The former Manchester United captain has delivered his verdict on Tottenham forward of the Premier League fixture with the Red Devils on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this afternoon, with Spurs battling to attempt and end within the high 4 this season.
Spurs go into the sport 5 factors behind fourth-placed Chelsea after the Blues’ 4-1 win towards Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday, with Keane debating with former Tottenham midfielder Jamie Redknapp about the north London membership beneath Jose Mourinho.
And Keane has said he feels Spurs haven’t modified beneath Mourinho, with the Manchester United hero suggesting that Tottenham have been “mushy” for too lengthy.
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Here’s each word the Sky Sports pundits said in a fiery debate forward of the sport right now.
Roy Keane : “Before he [Mourinho] got here in and took the job, Spurs had gone a 12 months with out successful away from dwelling.
“So there’s a softness on this Spurs workforce.”
Jamie Redknapp: “But they received to the Champions League remaining the 12 months earlier than, Roy?
RK : “They have been fortunate to get to that remaining. But once more, attending to the ultimate, it’s like being high of the league in November. They received crushed within the remaining.
“What are we sat right here speaking about Mourinho for? If you get to a remaining, you wish to win the factor.
“And when Mourinho leaves, they are going to nonetheless be mushy, this Spurs workforce, and that’s down to those gamers.
JR: “So you might be saying Spurs have been mushy for the final, what number of years?
RK : “They have been mushy for the final 40 years, Spurs.”
JR: “So after they received to the quarter-final of the Champions League with [Gareth] Bale and [Luka] Modric, that was an excellent workforce. You can’t say they’re at all times mushy.”
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RK: “If a quarter-final is success, then you’ll be able to have your success.”
JR: “You can say that about Tottenham, however they’ve had some nice groups in the previous few years, beneath Mauricio Pochettino. They usually are not as good as United or as City, however they haven’t spent the cash these groups have.”
RK: “But there was a softness to them Jamie. There has at all times been a softness to Spurs.”