Manchester United captain Roy Keane inducted into Premier League Hall of Fame

Ex-Republic of Ireland international and Manchester United captain Roy Keane was inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame along with Eric Cantona. The Irish star player joined the club from Nottingham Forest for a British-record fee in 1993.

Keane has then played 366 Premier League games across successful 12 seasons in which he won seven league titles and Champions League title at Old Trafford from 1993 to 2005. He was a leader within Alex Ferguson’s legendary squad and took over the captaincy from Cantona in 1997. He scored 39 Premier League goals and provided 33 assists from the midfield.

The Irish star is one of the four players who have been inducted till now in the Hall of Fame, former team-mate Eric Cantona, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry and Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer. They were selected from the 23 men shortlist for the Hall of Fame. They all are selected based on the impact that they had on the clubs they played for and how much they provide for the success of the league since its start in 1992.

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