Roy Keane has attempted a different transfer strategy since taking over as Ipswich boss. Today, he completed the signing of Manchester United youth player Lee Martin… oh no wait, this is Keano’s transfer policy in its entirety.

“It obviously wasn’t an easy decision to leave a club like Manchester United but I know how ambitious the manager is here and I’m delighted to be a part of his plans for the future,” said Martin. “It’s also important for me to be playing regular first-team football and hopefully I can help Ipswich get back in the Premier League.”

Whilst I know a few reds who were fairly keen on him, he’s never really looked too special on the occasions I’ve seen him play. At 22-years-old and being palmed out on loan every season, it really was time for him to leave. Hopefully he can make a swift return to the Premiership just like Chris Eagles did with Burnley.

Best of luck Lee!




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