Jamie Carragher names Man Utd's Roy Keane as best Prem captain ahead of Terry and Gerrard but only as he’s scared of him

LIVERPOOL legend Jamie Carragher has named Roy Keane as the best captain of the Premier League era so far.

The former centre-back has named Keane as the best Premier League captain ahead of John Terry and former team-mate Steven Gerrard.


But jokingly suggested he picked Keane so he doesn't get into trouble when the pair cross paths at Sky's studios.

Carragher and Keane work as pundits for Sky Sports, but spent the majority of their careers on opposite sides playing for fierce rivals Liverpool and Manchester United respectively.

The pair's careers overlapped nine years and Keane enjoyed more success than Carragher.

The Irishman spent 12 years at Old Trafford, winning seven Premier League titles – lifting four as captain.

Whereas Carragher and Gerrard never managed to achieve a league title.

Speaking to Specs Gonzalez on the UMM YouTube channel, Carragher was torn between Terry and Keane.

But ultimately crowned Keane the best captain, but not because of his outstanding achievements.

He said: "In terms of captains, the first people that spring to mind are Steven Gerrard, Roy Keane and John Terry.

"But I think John Terry probably lifted [Premier League trophy] four or five times, Roy Keane the same.

PRICE BOOST – GET CHELSEA AT 8/1 OR VILLARREAL AT 33/1

FREE BETS BONUS: GET £180 IN FREE BETS FOR CHELSEA vs VILLARREAL

DREAM TEAM 2021/22

PLAY DREAM TEAM FOR THE 2021/22 SEASON

  • £100,000 prize pot up for grabs
  • £50million budget to build your best XI
  • Play in Mini Leagues against your mates, colleagues, etc
  • Click here to play for FREE
  • Dream Team app available through Apple Store and Google Play Store

"And that’s probably what just edges it. It’s very difficult to split them.

"I love the both of them, Roy Keane and John Terry, both my type of people.

"I’ll go for Roy because he works on Sky and I don’t want to get in trouble when I get back to the studio!”

⚽ Read our Man United live blog for the latest news and transfer gossip from Old Trafford

    Source: Read Full Article