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United legend Keane in shock at United performance

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Former Manchester United captain and legend Roy Keane is shocked at just how bad his old side was against West Ham.

After Manchester United turned in one of their most lackluster performances under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the football pundits were out in force to give their thoughts.

However, it is former captain and club legend Roy Keane who has come out with some harsh reality for his former team.

Keane was recently hired as a pundit for Sky Sports and has a reputation for some controversial comments.

However, his remarks on Sky Sports were far from controversial but perhaps airing on the side of realism.

keane could not hide his disappointment in what he had just witnessed.

He said:

“I don’t know where to start,” he said. “I was shocked and saddened by how bad they were.”

“You can lose a game of football but everything about them… they were lackluster no quality, lack of desire, lack of leaders, lack of characters.”

“It’s a long way back for United but scary how far they’ve fallen.”

The Irishman feels for his former teammate and friend Solskajer.

He added:

“I’ve known Ole a long time – I can tell he is fuming, he’s disgusted.”

“Managers can back their teams up all they want but it’s what they do on the pitch. We’re talking about Man Utd here.”

“I go back to basics – close down, sprint – and the first goal summed them up at the moment.”

“They’re almost hanging their hat on Dan James – a young player from Swansea learning his trade.”

“I’ll be critical of players not closing down but a lot of these players aren’t good enough for Man Utd, it’s as simple as that.”

His co-pundit and former United manager Jose Mourinho weighed in on the argument too, as he struggled to take anything from the game either.

Mourinho said:

“I can’t find any positives.”

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SEATTLE – JULY 22: Roy Keane (L) #16 of Manchester United congratulates Ole Gunnar Solskjaer #20 after Solskjaer’s goal against Celtic in the first half of their game on July 22, 2003 at Seahawks Stadium in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)