Roy Keane wants Bruno Fernandes to be stripped off captaincy

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United legend and pundit Roy Keane wants Bruno Fernandes to be stripped off the United’s captaincy after 3:0 defeat in Manchester Derby.

Erling Haaland scored a brace and Phil Foden tapped in front close range to give dominant victory to the visitors. City are currently sitting at 3rd position of the Premier League Table.

After the game, both Jamie Carragher and Roy Keane insisted that Fernandes was not a good choice for the armband at Old Trafford. The Portuguese international lacks leadership qualities at the middle of the pitch.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Jamie Carragher said :-

“A big decision Erik ten Hag has made is who he has made captain.

“Bruno Fernandes should not be a captain – we’re sat here with two Manchester United captains [Keane and Gary Neville].”

Roy Keane intervened Jamie Carragher and said :-

“The first thing I would do – I have to tell you, watching him again – I would definitely take the captaincy off him. 100 per cent.

“I know it’s a big decision. Obviously, they changed the captaincy with Harry Maguire [but] Bruno Fernandes is not captain material.

“I think he’s a talented player, no doubt about it, but what we saw today with him again – I know we’ve discussed this many times before, it was at Liverpool last year – is his winging, his moaning, his throwing his arms up in the air constantly.

“It really isn’t acceptable. After what we saw today I’m thinking I would take that off him.

“You have to start somewhere. You’re thinking, ‘Where do you make changes’. You’re talking board level, managers… I would start with that because the manager is capable of doing that.

“Fernandes is a brilliant footballer, but in terms of captain material, he’s the opposite of what I would want in a captain.”

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