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Roy Keane gives blunt assessment of Man United and Liverpool's top four battle

'When I see clubs like Liverpool and Man United celebrating getting into the top four, I cringe'

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Roy Keane: Get a grip

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Roy Keane: Get a grip

Roy Keane was typically forthright when analysing the battle for a place in the Premier League top four this season, questioning whether teams like Liverpool and Man United should celebrate an achievement that comes without a trophy.

The Republic of Ireland assistant manager, speaking at a Show Racism the Red Card event on Tuesday afternoon, didn't hold back when asked if trophies are still as important as they once were given the increased emphasis on qualifying for the Champions League.

"When I see clubs like Liverpool and Man United celebrating getting into the top four, I cringe at it, I really do," Keane said.

"Any of these big clubs - do you think that Real Madrid and Barcelona would be celebrating getting fourth? Come on, get a grip. It is about getting your hands on a trophy. People talk about getting into the top four because of the financial rewards and it was great for teams like Leicester to qualify but for the big teams, Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal, celebrating fourth? I say shame on you."

Liverpool and Man City are in pole position to take the last two spots in the top four this season, although Man United could join them in next season's Champions League if they win the Europa League.

Jose Mourinho's side play the first leg of their semi-final tie away to Celta Vigo this Thursday night.

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Simon Mignolet of Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool celebrate their team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Simon Mignolet of Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool celebrate their team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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A dejected Troy Deeney of Watford reacts following his team's 1-0 defeat during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

A dejected Troy Deeney of Watford reacts following his team's 1-0 defeat during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool celebrates following his team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool celebrates following his team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet makes a save during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet makes a save during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

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Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool and Daryl Janmaat of Watford compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool and Daryl Janmaat of Watford compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can connects with this overhead kick to open the scoring in the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017.  AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can connects with this overhead kick to open the scoring in the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

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Liverpool's Emre Can scores his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, London. PA

Liverpool's Emre Can scores his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, London. PA

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Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

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Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can (C) celebrates with Liverpool's English midfielder Adam Lallana (L), Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva (2nd L) and Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can (C) celebrates with Liverpool's English midfielder Adam Lallana (L), Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva (2nd L) and Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on May 1, 2017. AFP/Getty Images

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Emre Can of Liverpool is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Emre Can of Liverpool is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Emre Can of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Emre Can of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Emre Can of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Emre Can of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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Emre Can of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Emre Can of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Adam Lallana of Liverpool is tackled by Nordin Amrabat of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Adam Lallana of Liverpool is tackled by Nordin Amrabat of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Troy Deeney of Watford and Emre Can of Liverpool compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Troy Deeney of Watford and Emre Can of Liverpool compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Nordin Amrabat of Watford is challenged by Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Nordin Amrabat of Watford is challenged by Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  James Milner of Liverpool is tackled by Nordin Amrabat of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: James Milner of Liverpool is tackled by Nordin Amrabat of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Nordin Amrabat of Watford holds off the challenge from Emre Can of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Nordin Amrabat of Watford holds off the challenge from Emre Can of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool goes down injured during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool goes down injured during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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The opposing teams walk out onto the pitch prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

The opposing teams walk out onto the pitch prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool looks on as his team warms up prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool looks on as his team warms up prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Adam Lallana #20 of Liverpool and teammates warm up prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Adam Lallana #20 of Liverpool and teammates warm up prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  A Watford fan arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A Watford fan arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: The Liverpool team bus arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  James Milner of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: James Milner of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Emre Can of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Emre Can of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: A general view of the stadium exterior prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool arrives prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01:  Fans arrive at the stadium prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Fans arrive at the stadium prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

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Simon Mignolet of Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool celebrate their team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on May 1, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United fouls Sergio Aguero of Manchester City in the build up to Marouane Fellaini being shown a red card during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27:  Claudio Bravo of Manchester City watches on as Ander Herrera of Manchester United misses the target from a close range header during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Claudio Bravo of Manchester City watches on as Ander Herrera of Manchester United misses the target from a close range header during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Raheem Sterling of Manchester City reacts to a missed chance during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho (R) challenges Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera (2R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  / OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho (R) challenges Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera (2R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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Manchester United's Eric Bailly (bottom) and Manchester City's Leroy Sane battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 27, 2017. See PA story SOCCER Man City. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

Manchester United's Eric Bailly (bottom) and Manchester City's Leroy Sane battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 27, 2017. See PA story SOCCER Man City. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27:  Leroy Sane of Manchester City rides a tackle from Eric Bailly of Manchester United  during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Leroy Sane of Manchester City rides a tackle from Eric Bailly of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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A plane flies over the stadium trailing a sign that reads "wengerin.com" referring to Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  / PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

A plane flies over the stadium trailing a sign that reads "wengerin.com" referring to Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Manchester United's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (2L) seperates Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera (L) and Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  / PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester United's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (2L) seperates Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera (L) and Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27:  Sergio Aguero of Manchester City reacts to a missed chance during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City reacts to a missed chance during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford (R) takes on Manchester City's Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi (L) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  / PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester United's English striker Marcus Rashford (R) takes on Manchester City's Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi (L) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  / OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 27, 2017. See PA story SOCCER Man City. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 27, 2017. See PA story SOCCER Man City. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27:  Yaya Toure of Manchester City is tackled by Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Manchester United  during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Yaya Toure of Manchester City is tackled by Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is closed down by Michael Carrick of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is closed down by Michael Carrick of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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A supporter reads the match programme prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

A supporter reads the match programme prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Former player Theirry Henry looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Former player Theirry Henry looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Manchester City members of staff are pictured outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester City members of staff are pictured outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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A general view from inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

A general view from inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Manchester City's head coach Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. AFP/Getty Images

Manchester City's head coach Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. AFP/Getty Images

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Manchester City's head coach Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. AFP/Getty Images

Manchester City's head coach Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. AFP/Getty Images

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Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United fouls Sergio Aguero of Manchester City in the build up to Marouane Fellaini being shown a red card during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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