Man City defender Lescott blasts Mertens over Cahill injury

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott blasted Belgium attacker Dries Mertens for his role in Gary Cahill's injury. The Chelsea defender is out of the Euros with a broken jaw.

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott blasted Belgium attacker Dries Mertens for his role in Gary Cahill's injury.

The Chelsea defender is out of the Euros with a broken jaw.

Lescott reacted to the news of Cahill's fitness blow, condemning the challenge from Mertens that led to the injury.

Lescott wrote on Twitter: "Gutted to hear Gaz is ruled out. The challenge that caused it was more reckless and dangerous than most 2 footed tackles so why only yellow."

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