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29th May 2023

Roy Keane names two players Man United should sign this summer

Callum Boyle

‘They’re going to be linked with lots of players.’

Roy Keane has named the two players that he believes Manchester United should sign this summer.

United finished inside the top four in Erik ten Hag’s first season in charge at the club, winning the Carabao Cup and also still within a chance of winning the FA Cup next weekend when they face Manchester City this weekend.

Despite finishing third in the Premier League, there is still work to be done in Ten Hag’s long-term project and work is already being done to bring in new faces to Old Trafford for the new season.

Numerous names have been linked but Keane believes that Declan Rice and Harry Kane should be the main targets. The Irishman also admitted that he has reservations over a move for Mason Mount.

Earlier this month, The Telegraph reported that United have made their first steps to try and sign Kane but are aware that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will drive a hard bargain and is likely to want north of £100m.

Keane feels that while Rice would be a ‘decent’ signing for the Red Devils, Kane is the number one target to go for.

Speaking on Sky Sports, he said: “I wouldn’t be so sure about Mount. They’re going to be linked with lots of players but the one that would excite you is Kane.

“Mount has just gone off the boil a little but I know he’s bounced back and he’s got quality.

“I was raving about him a few years ago but he’s just gone missing the last year – a few injuries, the fact he can’t get in a bad Chelsea team. I wouldn’t be hanging my hat too much on him in terms of improving United and closing the gap.

“He’s a good player but would he improve Man United? I’m not so sure.

“I think Rice would be a decent signing, but in terms of the excitement and the goalscoring, you’d go all out for Kane. But can you see Spurs selling him to Man United? Very, very difficult.”

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