Former Ireland winger, John Giles says that Roy Keane would do a far better job at running Manchester United that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Roy Keane is a name that will always be ebbed in the very fabric of Manchester United’s history. The former Republic of Ireland man was a crucial presence behind the club’s rise to one of the most successful teams in European football.
And at present, Manchester United are not really enjoying a great time. The arrival of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given the club some hope. The former striker enjoyed a rather mixed season for the Red Devils. After a great start, everything started spiraling downwards as they club finished sixth in the league standings.
A massive rebuilding job is ongoing and Giles believes that Roy Keane would have been a better option to lead United back to glory days.
While speaking on The Stand podcast as reported by The Express, Giles said that Solskjaer has been confined to a corner while decisions are being made by the backroom staff.
“I’d put my money on him (Keane) at Manchester United before Solskjaer,” Giles said.
“When you look at the summer, in Solskjaer’s case, it’s all about the backroom staff, he’s not mentioned in it. He should be picking the backroom staff, he should be picking the players.
“He should be dominant at the moment to get this thing right for next season.
“There’s still a lot of talk. Is Rio Ferdinand going to come in now as a director of coaching or director of football?
“There’s all that stuff going on at Manchester United at the moment. And Solskjaer hasn’t been mentioned.
“I honestly think if Roy Keane went to Manchester United now he would do a better job than Solskjaer with what’s needed now. They might need that type of thing.”