FA to hammer Chelsea Assistant coach, spears Mourinho

FA to hammer Chelsea Assistant coach, spears Mourinho

FA to hammer Chelsea Assistant coach, spears Mourinho

Mourinho's side had been poised to earn a comeback win at unbeaten Chelsea until a stoppage-time equaliser from substitute Ross Barkley earned the Blues a 2-2 draw and sparked a pitchside pantomime.

Calls have been made for Chelsea to sack their assistant coach after his "disgraceful" actions to rile up Jose Mourinho caused unsavoury scenes at Stamford Bridge.

But it also produced an ugly moment involving Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the final whistle.

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri spoke to Ianni after the incident and revealed he will do so again on Sunday when he will ask him to explain his actions.

But the FA has made a decision to take action.

"It is alleged that his behaviour in the 96th minute constituted improper conduct".

"Don't do what everyone does and say, 'It's Mourinho who does things.' I don't know his name".

Sarri added: "I didn't see anything on the pitch but after the match I spoke with Jose and immediately understood that we are wrong. I want to thank Chelsea for its honesty too - but I am not happy that it is going too far with the young boy", the Man United manager was quoted as saying by Sky Sports.

"But I would really like the boy not to go through more than that".

"We are talking about a coach that has won everything, everywhere, so I think you have to respect him". I don't think he deserves anything more than the fact his club was strong with him. "He was very impolite but Sarri took care of the situation".

Mourinho originally had until last Friday to respond but was granted an extension to Wednesday.

A smiling Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday declared he is an "example" on and off the field, amid allegations of rape made against the five-time Ballon d'Or victor in the United States.

Mourinho's United contract ends in 2020 and the club has the option to extend it for another year, but the Portuguese is under pressure himself with United 10th in the Premier League table after nine games.

"We tried to win from the beginning of the game".

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