CHELSEA ought to take into account sacking assistant coach Marco Ianni for goading Manchester United supervisor Jose Mourinho.
That’s the view of England girls’s supervisor Phil Neville who was incensed by the “disgraceful” actions of the Italian within the closing minutes of Chelsea’s dramatic 2-2 draw with the Crimson Devils.
Ianni celebrated Ross Barkley’s injury-time equaliser by operating previous the Manchester United bench, then returning again once more and pumping his fists within the route of Mourinho.
The Particular One erupted into the Offended One and tried to pursue Ianni who ran down the tunnel.
Neville, who got here by means of the ranks at Manchester United, was livid and mentioned if he was Chelsea supervisor he would fireplace Ianni.
Talking on NBC Sports activities, Neville mentioned: “Whoever that employees member is of Chelsea has simply been an absolute shame. No class, no humility.
“He is gone straight into the face of Jose Mourinho, Michael Carrick and the Manchester United bench and simply celebrated of their face. Completely disgraceful.
“He is [Mourinho] the harmless one amongst this. The man on the Chelsea bench has run straight previous him, celebrated in his face.
“Sarri celebrates. Then it’s this man right here who goes in entrance of Jose Mourinho. The primary one he clenches his fist, after which as he goes again he celebrates once more proper in entrance of him. Disgraceful.
“If I used to be Maurizio Sarri I might ship that man in and sack him from the membership.”
Ianni, who fills the position of second help coach at Stamford Bridge, appears to be like more likely to hold his job at Chelsea regardless of Neville’s intervention.
Blues boss Maurizio Sarri moved rapidly to resolve the state of affairs by making Ianni apologise on to Mourinho.
The Manchester United supervisor revealed that he spoke with the Chelsea assistant in Sarri’s dressing room and had accepted the apology.
Mourinho defined: “What occurred was with Sarri’s assistant and Sarri was first to come back to me and say he would resolve the issue internally with him.
“His assistant got here to me in Sarri’s workplace and apologised to me.
“I mentioned if you happen to actually really feel that manner I settle for your apology and neglect it, as a result of I additionally made plenty of errors in my profession. I am not going to kill you due to one.
“He apologised and I accepted it.”
Sarri mentioned the blame was all Chelsea’s: “I did not see something on the pitch however after the match I spoke with Jose and instantly understood that we’re improper.
“I’ve spoken with the member of my employees after which I carry him to talk with Mourinho to express regret to him.
“I believe it’s completed. We made a mistake. We have been within the improper.”
Whereas Ianni is not going to be fired, Sarri may nonetheless take additional motion.
He mentioned: “I’ve handled the state of affairs instantly. I’ve to talk to him once more as a result of I wish to make certain he is ready to perceive that it was a giant mistake.
“I’ve to view every little thing. Now the state of affairs is between me and the employees head to head.”