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12th May 2018

Dimitar Berbatov had a priceless response to question about managing with Robbie Keane

It was suggested that the pair should take their bromance into management

Darragh Murphy

Strike partnerships didn’t come much deadlier than Dimitar Berbatov and Robbie Keane at Tottenham Hotspur.

In April 2007, the pair of strikers couldn’t be separated when the time came to vote for the Premier League’s Player of the Month award.

For just the fifth time in the league’s history, two players shared the award after they scored seven out of Spurs’ eight goals that month.

Spurs fans look back fondly on the seemingly telepathic relationship that existed between the Bulgarian and the Irishman.

And their bromance has carried on into the autumns of their respective careers.

While most recently they were rivals in the Indian Super League, neither has had a bad word to say about the other since they both left White Hart Lane in the summer of 2008.

Berbatov and Keane reunited on the Soccer AM couch this weekend and joked with each other like old friends reminiscing about the glory years.

And when it was put to the pair that it would be interesting to see them take their double act to the dugout in the coming years, they both had a brilliant response ready to go.

“We’d probably end up fighting,” Berbatov said before Keane mocked his former teammate’s lazy reputation.

“I’d have to do all the work. That’d be the problem,” Keane responded.

“I would be the face,” Berbatov insisted, sending the entire studio into hysterics.