"He'd inspire them" - Eric Cantona sticks Roy Keane in his legend-filled all-time XI
Maradona, Cruyff and Beckenbauer are also included19:25 Wednesday 2 March 2016, 19:25 2 Mar 2016
As a mark of his influence as a leader Manchester United, Roy Keane is the only former Reds colleague Eric Cantona included in his all-time Perfect XI.
The ex-Man United maverick picked the current Ireland assistant manager as part of a midfield three with Colombia legend Carlos Valderrama and one of the all-time greats in Diego Maradona for FourFourTwo magazine.
Cantona says Keane's inclusion is down to the fact that "he was the best in midfield; he could play everywhere" and "lead my team and inspire them".
Keane is in some very fine company and you can read Cantona's full thoughts on every player right here.
Goalkeeper: Rene Higuita
Right back: Junior
Centre back: Franz Beckenbauer
Left back: Giacinto Facchetti
Centre midfield: Roy Keane
Centre midfield: Carlos Valderrama
Centre midfield: Diego Maradona
Right wing: Garrincha
Left wing: Johan Cruyff
Striker: Mario Kempes
Striker: George Best
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