Is a Tesco store in Burnage (birthplace of Liam Gallagher) behind the flurry of Roy Keane revelations that you have been reading today?
The former Manchester United captain's new autobiography, The Second Half, is not released until Thursday, but was sold in error at the Tesco store in Burnage, Greater Manchester, earlier today.
A Tesco spokesperson confirmed to The Independent that Keane's book was in fact sold early by mistake, but only one copy, which must have quickly found itself in the wrong hands.
"A copy of Roy Keane's book was sold in error at our Burnage store. Colleagues are currently investigating how this happened."
Here are some of the Twitter reactions:
@jimmyo1982 One of them said earlier that it's on sale already in Tesco Burnage!James Dawber (@jamesdawber) October 6, 2014
@Stu22Donaghy Tesco in Burnage, they somehow have it on sale already. Wud be priceless to see the bearded one walk in & demand to know why?Conor Greenan (@conorphoto) October 6, 2014
Keane's publishers insisted book would be well-kept secret until Thursday press launch. They're on sale at Tesco in Burnage . .Daniel Taylor (@DTguardian) October 6, 2014
Wouldn't like to be the bloke in Tesco, Burnage who answers the phone to RoyJoe Molloy (@MolloyJoe) October 6, 2014
Now is probably not the time to go and pick up something for tea from Tesco in Burnage.Sam Munnery (@SamMunnery) October 6, 2014
Keane book doing great things for Tesco - every little helps...Kevin Coghlan (@kevin_coghlan) October 6, 2014
Among the revelations is the story of how Keane and then-United team-mate Peter Schmeichel had a drunken punch-up in Hong Kong in 1998, and why he felt he should never have apologised to former manager Sir Alex Ferguson after leaving United.
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