Aston Villa boss Lambert: Keane was right, Mourinho was disrespectful

Mourinho Dugout

Former Celtic stars Paul Lambert and Roy Keane took offence at Chelsea manager Mourinho's conduct at the end of the recent game between the two sides.

At Chelsea's recent 3-0 victory over Aston Villa, Blues boss Jose Mourinho once again left the manager's dugout early to return to the locker room. 

But before he left the pitch side, the Portuguese threw a cautionary handshake towards the Aston Villa management team of Paul Lambert and Roy Keane.

Both Villa men snubbed Mourinho's offer, with Lambert pointing to his watch indicating the game was still running and Keane merely suffering a tap on the should and refusing to glance the way of the former Real Madrid boss.

After the game, assistant boss Keane said of the incident: "You wouldn’t do that on a Sunday morning, you would get knocked out.”

And ahead of Villa's game with Everton this weekend, his manager agreed with the outrage the Manchester United legend had for Mourinho as a result of what happened at Stamford Bridge.

"Yeah I do (think it was disrespectful), yeah. My thoughts are exactly the same as Roy's on them," the Scot said.

“The game has not even finished. I just thought it was wrong. It's not the way I was brought up.”

It isn't the first time Mourinho has courted controversy for leaving a match early, riling Arsene Wenger when he left before the end of Chelsea's 6-0 win over Arsenal, claiming he did so to: "tell his wife the score."

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