Roy Keane hits out at former Manchester United players

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Ex-Manchester United captain Roy Keane has hit out as some of the club's former players, suggesting that there's a lot of 'propaganda' going on at the club, reports the Daily Mail

In fact, Keane, who was promoting his new book on Tuesday, suggested that the likes of Paddy Crerand still thinks it's 1967. 

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Crerand, of course, constantly features on the club's MUTV channel, and Keane has accused him of being biased in favour of the Red Devils. 

"When I look at United there’s just a lot of propaganda now, a lot of nonsense gets spoken, a lot of ex-players now work for the club, they are on contracts, ex-players from the 60s and 70s working for United and they always try to kid you on."

Keane has even suggested that it's like the mafia at the club, with former players refusing to critique the hierarchy at Old Trafford. 

He continued by saying: They’re all decent lads, don’t get me wrong, but it’s almost like a mafia situation. If you think it’s a sending-off or David Gill might be wrong or Alex Ferguson, you say it. These people are just: "It’s Man United, woh!" It’s like Disneyland – Man United Land, with f****** Mickey Mouse running everywhere.

"People get swayed by Paddy Crerand. Paddy still thinks it’s nineteen-sixty-f******-seven! United have lost 5-0: "Ah, you know, they were great." Paddy, come on, do me a favour. "No, no, United were great." No, they weren’t! Why are you saying it?"

It's not been great 

Without a doubt, though, things haven't been great at Old Trafford this season, with the club struggling to find their top form under new boss Louis van Gaal. Manchester United's latest setback came at the Hawthorns as they only managed to secure a point against West Brom on Monday evening. 

With the Red Devils set to play host to table-toppers Chelsea this coming Sunday, Van Gaal's side will have to be at their best as they look to cut the gap at the top. United fans will be hoping that the likes of Radamel Falcao, Robin van Persie and Co. are at their best, with club captain Wayne Rooney serving the final game of his three match suspension. 

Manchester United fans: Do you think your club will beat Chelsea this weekend? Have your say in the comments section below! 

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