Chelsea should sack assistant for goading Mourinho, says ex-Man United star

first_imgBlues manager Maurizio Sarri and his assistant have since apologised to Mourinho, but former United defender Neville believes Chelsea must take serious action against the coach.“Whoever that staff member is of Chelsea has just been an absolute disgrace. No class, no humility,” Neville told NBC.“He’s gone straight into the face of Jose Mourinho, Michael Carrick and the Manchester United bench and just celebrated in their face. Absolutely disgraceful. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Phil Neville has called for Chelsea to sack assistant coach Marco Ianni for his behaviour during the dramatic 2-2 draw with Manchester United.Following Ross Barkley’s late equaliser, Ianni goaded Jose Mourinho, sparking chaos on the touchline as the Red Devils boss reacted furiously. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Neville was not impressed “He [Mourinho] is the innocent one in all this. The guy on the Chelsea bench has run straight past him, celebrated in his face.“Sarri celebrates. Then it’s this guy here who goes in front of Jose Mourinho. The first one he clenches his fist, and then as he goes back he celebrates again right in front of him. Disgraceful.“If I was Maurizio Sarri I’d send that guy in and sack him from the club.”Mourinho, who had to be held back by Stamford Bridge security during the incident, could face an FA charge for his role in the melee. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions 3 REVEALED REVEALED MONEY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Mourinho reacted furiously Ianni goaded Mourinho after Chelsea’s late equaliser huge blow no dice 3 ADVICE 3 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS RANKED BEST OF The Portuguese was keen to put the incident to bed after the game, saying he accepted Ianni’s apology.“I also made mistakes in football matches and will make more,” he said. “I accepted his apologies.“Maurizio saw and said he would take care of it internally and to accept his apology, which I did. Then the young fellow came and apologised and I told him I accepted. I said: ‘I did mistakes when I was your age’.” Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red cardlast_img read more