Last updated : 24 December 2004 By editor

We reported earlier in the week that Roy Keane hoped to see out his current contract and then extend his stay yet further.

'I am not surprised at Roy's comments given the way he is playing,' said Ferguson. 'He is in fantastic form - his best of the season. He has come to the forefront of his game again and if I was him, I would want to stay and play too.'