Keane set to snub loan offers

Robbie Keane has ruled out a winter loan move to the Premier

League after signing a new deal at LA Galaxy.

The striker, who had a spell at Aston Villa during last year’s

MLS off-season, has been linked with several English clubs.

QPR manager Harry Redknapp would not rule out moving for his

former Tottenham striker when asked about the possibility of a


But Keane told Sky Sports’ Fantasy Football Show he needs a rest

after an arduous year which included a summer trip to Euro 2012

with the Republic of Ireland.

He said: “It’s been a long season, with the Euros and what have

you. I’ve a few little niggles that need to be sorted out so I

don’t think at this moment in time it would be right for me to go


“I had another year left and they offered me a new contract at

the end of last season. I’ve just signed a new two-year