Roy Keane now agrees with Gary Neville after change of heart on Man Utd's key issue

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Man Utd drew 2-2 against Tottenham on Sunday but their former captain has highlighted a major problem.

Roy Keane believes top players no longer see Manchester United as a good place to build their careers.

United have built a reputation in recent years of a club where promising players fail to flourish and several or Erik ten Hag's signings have been unable to fulfil their price-tag. The Dutchman has spent more than £400million since arriving in 2022 and few of his additions have been an undoubted success.

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Gary Neville recently described United as a 'graveyard' for talent and the improving fortunes of those who have left the club will be of equal concern. And Keane admits his mind has changed on whether it is a good club to develop.

"We talk about recruitment but any player out there wouldn't see Man United, at this moment in time, as a good option," Keane told Sky Sports. "You'd see where the club is at.

"We’ve seen good players come to Man United and whatever's gone on - the culture, leadership, decisions, contracts on silly money - players come to the club now, all the best.

"I've said for years if you're a player and you have a chance to sign for Man United, go for it. My mind has changed over the last couple of years." Despite a performance that was far from perfect, United were able to take a good point at home to Tottenham after drawing 2-2 on Sunday. Forwards Rasmus Hojlund and Marcus Rashford netted for the Reds and despite twice conceding equalisers, they held on.

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Ten Hag insisted after full-time that his players fought for each other and the Dutchman was upbeat. But Keane was keen not to get carried away.

"There’s a lack of quality, a lack of control, they've not got belief," Keane added. "It's hard work watching United now. I disagree with what [Ten Hag] is saying but I know as a manager the pressure. He got something out of the game which you have to take. We're all guilty of talking about the Man United of the past but the Man United of today is hard work, it's a struggle. 

"The real lack of goals, Tottenham controlled the game but they got something out of it. Of course he’s going to come out and say the players are fighting for each other. He’ll hardly say the opposite. There was a bit of fight but there's a long way back."

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