The former Arsenal and French midfielder and now Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieirawas talking to Bt Sport this week and believes he was the better player between him and the former Irish and Manchester United captain Roy Keane. The two midfielders had some battles in the late 90’s and 00’s, it was prime Premier League, See what the former French midfielder had to say below;
🏆 Winning the World Cup
🤬 Battles against Keane
🔴 Invincible with Arsenal
🦅 Pride managing Palace
We're celebrating a true legend of the game on his birthday, Patrick Vieira 🙌
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“From the first game [against Keane], I knew straight away that it will be a fight in every single game,” he added.
“So I loved the way he was on the field, it was massive respect. And he was a leader, he was the captain of the team, he was the one who was driving the team and the players to compete at the level he was, challenging the players.
“I admire him as a captain and I knew that would be one of the battles to try to win when you’re on the pitch.”