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WATCH: Keys gives verdict on next Manchester United boss

Richard Keys has delivered his masterplan on how to resuscitate Manchester United.

The former Sky Sports host, who now works for beIN Sports in Qatar, has long been a critic of current United boss Erik ten Hag and it comes as no surprise to hear he would dispense with the Dutchman.

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Keys’ replacement did raise a few eyebrows in the studio, however, with Xabi Alonso the name he put forward.

Having learned the managerial ropes at Real Sociedad B, Alonso moved to Bayer Leverkusen and now has them sitting at the top of the Bundesliga as the only unbeaten club across Europe’s top five leagues.

Despite Keys’ endorsement, former Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer felt ex-Anfield hero Alonso would not want to take on the job at Old Trafford.

United are seventh in the Premier League table following Saturday’s dismal 1-0 defeat at Newcastle.

Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Jon has over 20 years' experience in sports journalism having worked at the Press Association, Goal and Stats Perform, covering three World Cups, an Olympics and numerous other major sporting events.
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