Chelsea coach charged with improper conduct after melee

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Chelsea coach Marco Ianni has been charged with improper conduct for sparking an unsavoury scuffle that led the Football Association to remind Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho of his responsibilities.

This was after his exuberant celebrations in front of the Manchester United bench sparked an altercation with visiting manager, Jose Mourinho.

Gary Neville, meanwhile, told Sky Sports: "For me, over-enthusiastic celebrations are a part of the game, but I also think that if you're on the end of it, you should be able to react".

"I want to thank Sarri for his honesty, I want to thank Chelsea for its honesty, too", said Mourinho, who raised the matter without being prompted.

"They were much more direct and their first thought was: "Can we go forward in the second half".

"Whoever that staff member is of Chelsea has just been an absolute disgrace".

His form for United has also been a rare bright spark in an often hard season, and with Sanchez only scoring once since April it has been an easy decision for Mourinho to make to start using Martial more. "I'm not going to kill you because of one.' He apologised and I accepted it".

"Sarri was first to come to me and say he would resolve the problem internally with him", said Mourinho. "I have a contract and until the final days of my contract, I only think about Manchester United".

"They have to play my football, with character".

"I'm happy here. I'm happy to see out my contract", said Mourinho, whose current deal is to the end of June 2020, with the option to extend it for a further season.

"(Ianni) apologised to me, I accept his apologies, I think he deserves a second chance, I don't think he deserves to be sacked.

The hosts dominated proceedings in terms of possession, shots and passes, but a couple of welcome breaks worked in United's favour as they netted twice to take the game away from Sarri's men.

"We were the best team on the pitch". I told him to forget it.

"I hope every referee does the same as Mike Dean and gives six minutes".

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