Last updated : 18 August 2004 By editor

β€œHe wasn't on the bench on Sunday, which obviously didn't please him very much, so now he has to prove - not to me, but to United - he is still an international-class keeper. Roy has pretty much taken it that he is cast in stone as number two at United, but it must come as a shock to the system not even being on the bench for the first [league] game of the season, having been on the bench for the Community Shield

β€œI don't know the internal workings of United and I don't know what their thinking is, but if you are seen as number two then you would be sat on the bench.”