Home » “The rest are pretty average” – Roy Keane assesses Spurs’ squad outside of two players

“The rest are pretty average” – Roy Keane assesses Spurs’ squad outside of two players

By Eddie Razo -

Tottenham Hotspur is coming off a loss at Old Trafford to Manchester United, hurting their top-four hopes as it adds another hurdle they’ll need to clear after dropping points against The Red Devils. 

However, Sky Sports pundit Roy Keane isn’t expecting Spurs to dig themselves out of the hole they currently find themselves in because he doesn’t think the roster is good enough. 

Outside of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, Keane states not much else. He continues by saying when these two display their world-class form, they can get Tottenham to pull off a victory as they did a couple of weeks ago, beating Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. 

“Spurs have very good players, Kane and Son; the rest are pretty average,” Keane said on Sky Sports. “That’s why the results are the way they are because Spurs aren’t good.”

“They’re not bad on their day; everyone was delighted when they beat City because they done well, conceded two, beat Everton – who were all over the place.”

Nonetheless, Keane believes the rest of the squad is average, and the north London club needs an overhaul if they want to win trophies and consistently compete against the top tier of the Premier League. 

“But this is still an average Spurs team. I’ve argued with Jamie who fight their corner, the results,” Keane said. “They’re good going forward, but they concede the three goals. Conte’s an emotional guy but get to the summer; he’ll want to go back and get in better. Spurs are not very good.”

Manager Antonio Conte will have all summer to see if Spurs can give him the funds to improve the squad heading into next season. 

Tags harry kane NewsNow Roy Keane Sky Sports Son Heung-min
14 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
England Mike
England Mike
6 months ago

Why publish what this guy says anyway .

JimmyGrievance
JimmyGrievance
6 months ago

Roy Keane speaks only to get a reaction. He’s like Durham on talk sport. He’s there for novelty value not serious analysis.

Brick Top
Brick Top
6 months ago
Reply to  JimmyGrievance

He seems honest if you ask me. I prefer listening to him over Neville, Carra, Souness and definitely Richards. Pundits are generally a waste. Maureen made sense when he was a Sky for a brief period

Last edited 6 months ago by Brick Top
JimmyGrievance
JimmyGrievance
6 months ago
Reply to  Brick Top

They all say stuff to get a reaction. They go out of their way to be biased to their old club.

Keane just takes it up a level …

eddie
eddie
6 months ago

He’s right of course,whether you like him or not.

Whisky
Whisky
6 months ago
Reply to  eddie

Of course he’s right, been supporting this team for nearly 50 years and this is one of the most average I have ever seen them. We used to attract great players, Ardiles, Ginola, Klinsmann, Gascoigne etc..

Glory Costs Too Much
Glory Costs Too Much
6 months ago

Never used to be like that in the glory years (minus trophies) under Poch. We had top players in virtually every position, arguably the best in the league. Then Levy went into a penny pinching coma and let it all go to hell. He has destroyed one of the greatest teams the PL has ever seen in his absurd quest to save money, presumably to buy flats.

Steve 'Killer Cushion' Williams
Steve 'Killer Cushion' Williams
6 months ago

The greatest teams of the premier league era are the likes of Sir Alex’s class of 92, his treble winning squad in 99.. Auntie Wengers Gooner Invincibles.. Roman and Maureens Chavski revolution… Liverpools treble cup winning squad wasn’t bad with the likes of Owen and Gerrard…. The game is about winning… There were no glory days under Botch..

Glory Costs Too Much
Glory Costs Too Much
6 months ago

Yes there were, we won virtually every game for 2 seasons or so, including at the highest level in the CL. That made me feel good. Doesn’t that count as winning in your rather strange and depressing way of looking at things?
We all want trophies but we were a darn sight closer then than we’re going to be for many years to come. But there are a heck of a lot of clubs and 99% win naff all every season – do you think their fans complain?

Whisky
Whisky
6 months ago

We won virtually every game for 2 seasons….lolol. but when it comes to winning the all important game….The Final we become all spursy lol. Dear God 1 trophy in 20 years and you are happy. No wonder levy treats spurs fans like crap, they are happy winning nothing.

Steve 'Killer Cushion' Williams
Steve 'Killer Cushion' Williams
6 months ago
Reply to  Whisky

Exactly right.

Steve 'Killer Cushion' Williams
Steve 'Killer Cushion' Williams
6 months ago

How did we win virtually every game. We won no silverware. Birmingham Stoke and Portsmouth managed to, but your hero botched it, for 6 long years. Its Sir Alex who achieved closest to winning every game, and of course those Gooner invincibles.. I’m used to winning pots when I play, I want my club to do the same.. You bang on about Botch like he’s Sir Alex, yet he won nothing. ‘Glory’ would mean winning titles whether leagues or cups. Like the Spurs in the 60s.. Conte will build a team and win stuff I believe.. I find your logic strange and your constant waffle depressing and embarrassing.

Whisky
Whisky
6 months ago

Totally agree, it amazes me that there are fans like glory who are happy winning nothing.

Brick Top
Brick Top
6 months ago

Put him in a boxing ring with Levy

Follow Us