Roy Keane: Arsenal more interested in selfies and six-packs than winning
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane runs the rule over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side ahead of Community Shield
Roy Keane has accused some Arsenal players of caring more about “selfies and six-packs” than winning football games.
Arsene Wenger’s Gunner side face Premier League champions Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday afternoon.
They’ve got good players, really good players, it’s just one or two of their players are more interested in selfies and six-packs
Arsenal won successive FA Cup crowns in May thanks to a 4-0 victory over Aston Villa, but the north London side still finished 12 points behind Chelsea in the league.
Although Keane admitted that Arsenal have some quality players in their squad, the former Manchester United captain believes one or two don’t have the right attitude.
“We’ve the same thing … [every year]. There’s too many Arsenal players interested in selfies, I think, whatever they are,” Keane told Sunday World.
“Instead of focusing on winning Premier League titles, it’s all about how their bodies look, how their hair is, more so than winning football matches, which is the way things are going.
“They’ve got good players, really good players, it’s just one or two of their players are more interested in selfies and six-packs.
“They’ve lots of good players, good characters who roll their sleeves up, just not those who are trying to get their pictures every day of the week, selfies.”
Arsenal won the Community Shield thanks to a 3-0 victory over Manchester City at Wembley last season.
The Gunners haven’t beaten Chelsea in their last eight meetings, losing five times during that run.
Wenger did manage to sign 33-year-old Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech in an £11m deal from league champions Chelsea earlier this summer.