Take it from me: Keane would 'lose' Celtic stars 'instantly' after what I saw in Villa dressing room - Hutton
Roy Keane could lose the Celtic dressing room “quite quickly” with his abrasive style of management, according to Alan Hutton.
The former Scotland defender, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, suggested certain players might not take kindly to the “shouting and bawling” he saw from the 49-year-old at Aston Villa.
The Sun report Keane has told friends he would jump at the chance to take on the vacant Celtic job as he looks for a return to management.
Keane has been out of management since leaving Ipswich Town back in January 2011.
However, he has since been assistant manager to Martin O’Neill with the Republic of Ireland and Nottingham Forest and Paul Lambert, for four months, at Villa.
Hutton was part of the Villans’ dressing room under Lambert and admitted not every player would get on board with Keane’s methods.
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Hutton told Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge: “He’d definitely go in there and ruffle some feathers, that’s for sure. I’ve seen it first-hand myself. I have seen the way he is within the Villa training room.
“He can get the best out of players but it’s a particular type of player that feeds off that. I could personally deal with that, the rough and tumble and the way that he is. However, there are certain players that can’t.
“They maybe need the arm round the shoulder and help to come on and play better. I think nowadays the way footballers are, it’s different from years gone past. It was all shouting and bawling and it’s not like that anymore.
“There’s different types of players. Yes, there’s boys that can handle that, but there’s other people that that need an arm round their shoulder. That’s just the way it is at the moment. So you have to identify those types of players, quite quickly.
“You can lose players in an instant. With the way they’re treated, it’s definitely an era for the modern manager. Whether Roy Keane can do that, I don’t know.”