By Amir Mir
Roy Keane has said Tottenham have “no chance” of winning the Premier League title in the new campaign, and Tottenham supporters on Twitter are hoping he ends up having to eat his own words.
Spurs are the only unbeaten side left in the Premier League after eight matches and they sit one point behind league leaders Manchester City with 18 points.
However, Manchester United great Keane has dismissed the north London side’s chances of winning their first Premier League trophy.
This angered supporters on Twitter who believe their team can lift the English title under manager Mauricio Pochettino this term.
Some supporters believe the former midfielder has a chip on his shoulder, after his Forest side lost to Spurs in the 1991 FA Cup final.
Another fan pointed towards the success of Leicester City last season, as a reason why Pochettino’s side can lift the trophy.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
Roy Keane is praised for his honesty but doesn't mean he has a clue what he's talking about. Tottenham Hotspur, we can win the league. COYS
— JT (@JamesTaylorAG) October 20, 2016
@BigSpursTheory fair enough, but no chance? I mean Leicester won ffs. Spurs winning the title is not as likely as others but still a chance.
— Chris Buchanan (@chrisbuchananan) October 20, 2016
@BigSpursTheory that shows like the majority of pundits he doesn't know much and that he like the media doesn't like Spurs
— Andy-THFC/MB20 (@andynolanmb20) October 20, 2016
— Adam Margolis (@Adamjmargo) October 20, 2016
Roy Keane very complimentary towards us on ITV just then. But says we have no chance of winning the league lol. Cheers Roy. #COYS
— Adam Warlow (@AdamWarlow3) October 19, 2016
— Ian Nelson (A29059) (@IGNelson) October 20, 2016
— Sonny jim (@jimspur72) October 19, 2016
Roy Keane says Tottenham have no chance winning the league. I always did like Irish jokes.
— zac johnson (@daddyzeeTHFC) October 20, 2016
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