Keane eventually proved right in heated Sky Sports argument with Carragher

It's almost exactly one year on from when Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0 at Anfield to cement their position as outright Premier League title contenders.

Virgil van Dijk opened the scoring before Mohamed Salah wrapped up all three points with a wonderful individual run.

The result left United way off where they needed to be while it handed Liverpool a significant title boost.

And, at full-time, it caused an argument between two former players from each team.

In the Sky Sports studio, Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher erupted while discussing the future of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The former United captain was adamant Solskjaer should be given at least another year while Carragher questioned whether that decision would see United return to the top of the table.

One year on and one man was certainly proved right.

Here's the full transcript

RK: "We question Ole. 'He's not up to it'. Question his CV. But for some reason other managers go to clubs and given the benefit of the doubt."

JC: "Probably the CV gives him the benefit of the doubt."

RK: "Frank Lampard's at Chelsea. I saw Chelsea last night…"

JC: "He's been in the job six months"

RK: "And I'd say the same, give him time. Give Ole a bit of time. How long has Ole been in the job?"

JC: "18 months."

RK: "Is it that long? I don't think it's been an 18 months."

DJ: "It was after the defeat, at Old Trafford, for Jose Mourinho."

RK: "16 months. Give the man a chance. I watched Chelsea last night. Chelsea, decent team, they couldn't get the job done. Frank Lampard lost eight games. But for some reason 'Frank's doing alright'. Because he's English, I don't know. Frank's track record, went to Derby, didn't get promoted. But Frank's the answer for Chelsea, he hasn't. But give him time. Give the man time. Nothing to do with Ole and all this carry on. Give him time.

"And the three previous managers before Ole, are you telling me they didn't know what the game was about, Jamie? They know what the game is about."

JC: "So who's the problem?! Tell me what the problem is at Manchester United!"

RK: "Yeah but Moyes was given a six-year contract, Alex Ferguson on the pitch going 'get behind the manager. Back him'. Give him a bit more time!

JC: "So would you have kept David Moyes?

RK: "I'd have given him a bit more time. Not eight months. And I wouldn't have sacked him on Twitter! You telling me David Moyes didn't deserve more than eight months?"

JC: "I think he did, yeah. OK, how long would you give Ole?

RK: "I would certainly give him another year, one hundred per cent, another year."

JC: "And you think that would get United back to the top?"

RK: "I hope so."

United beat Burnley on Tuesday night to go top of the Premier League table, leapfrogging Liverpool in the process.

With United travelling to Liverpool exactly a year on from Keane's comments it seems he got things exactly right.

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