Roy Keane, former United legend ‘set for an interview for Sunderland job after sacking Lee Johnson. The decision was taken after the 6-0 loss against Bolton.
Manchester United icon, Roy Keane set for an emotional return to Sunderland, 13 years after leaving the stadium of light. The Irish manager once managed Sunderland and won the championship with them back in 2007, guiding them to the premier league.
The League One outfit Sunderland are looking to pull off a deal for Roy Keane. According to his own recent comments, he might in fact be open to a return. If Manchester united icon agrees on the proposal and steps in to fill the boots of the new Sunderland manager, the first goal will be to take Sunderland promoted to Championship.
Roy Keane and his legacy at Sunderland
Sunderland was the club where he had done his best of works. This news popped after Sunderland sacked manager Lee Johnson on Sunday. The shocking 6-0 defeat at Bolton left them third on the table.
In competition, old nemesis Mick McCarthy reportedly was interviewed for the role.
In sky sports news channel he also stated that “people tend to forget I have managed before and I did okay in the premier league with Sunderland!”Sky Sports
Roy Keane previous job saw him spending two years at Ipswitch. Keane without a doubt respected heavily by the Sunderland supporters. He has a great opportunity now that Sunderland is 3rd in the league.
During his spell with the helms, he saw 43 wins, 41 defeats, and 16 draws. It will be a sight to watch the former United legend go back to Sunderland. The team gave him his initial experience as the manager.
But still, nothing yet is final. The paperwork as well as the contract talks remain unknown. So whether Keane returns is still to be seen.
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