Paul Merson Says Roy Keane was talking Nonsense Over Jordan Henderson

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Before the start of the Euros Roy Keane couldn’t understand why Gareth Southgate was taking the Liverpool captain to the tournament.

“He’s an experienced player, but to not kick a ball for three and a half months and go to a European Championship… he can’t be right,” Keane said on ITV ahead of England’s first match at Euro 2020.

“I’ve heard lots of people say they want him around the place. For what? Does he do card tricks? Does he have a sing-song? Do quizzes in the evenings? What does he do? And if you’re Liverpool then you wouldn’t be happy either.”

Paul Merson hit back on Roy Keane’s Critism 

“[Henderson’s] a proper pro, isn’t he,” Merson said on Crouchy’s Late-Year Euros. “He’s a real professional. He has got on with it.

“He hasn’t been in the team and fair play to him. I know Roy Keane said ‘is he going because he’s playing karaoke?’

“It’s nonsense. He goes because he’s a quality player. Great for the team and he’s not a moaner. For me, outstanding.”

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