ITV has announced their star-studded lineup of pundits for their Euro 2020 coverage, and Ian Wright and Roy Keane will clash on air again after their OFCOM row.
Keane and Wright clashed during the 2018 World Cup – after Croatia dumped out England in the semi-finals – and the Englishman landed in hot water for mocking Keane's accent.
The altercation was reported to OFCOM, but it was quickly determined that the 'exchange was intended in good humour.'
The pair work on Sky Sports and the BBC respectively during the season, however, with both announced for the ITV line-up, they could share the sofa once more.
The pair are friends, and when speaking to BBC's Match of the Day: Top 10 Podcast, Wright revealed that Keane once didn't turn up to lunch because Wright was late.
"Honestly, I’ve got so much admiration for Roy Keane. I have to say, we were at the World Cup together [as pundits] and I was thinking, ‘oh my gosh, we’re really cool mates, it’s fine'.
“And I remember there was this one time I asked Roy if he wanted to go to lunch, because we had breakfast then we’d go for lunch.
"He said, ‘okay, Wrighty. See you at 1.15’. I said, ‘No problem, I’ve just got to go and do some stuff’.
"So I had to go and do that, I got there at 1.17, I was waiting in the lobby, I phoned and said, ‘Roy, okay, I’m here’. And he said, ‘Wrighty, 1.15 is 1.15, I’m not coming’."
Joining the pair for punditry duties on ITV: Gary Neville, Patrick Vieira, Graeme Souness, Ashley Cole, Eni Aluko, Robert Earnshaw, Emma Hayes, Nigel de Jong, John Collins, Joe Ledley, Nadia Nadim, Scott Brown and Andros Townsend.
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