Man Utd legend Neville questions Chelsea culture

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has questioned the culture inside Chelsea after the dismissal of Roberto di Matteo.

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has questioned the culture inside Chelsea after the dismissal of Roberto di Matteo.

Neville wrote in the Mail on Sunday: " ... having weighed it up, my overwhelming feeling is that there’s something quite dark about last week’s events: whether it be the sacking of a manager who won the European Cup and FA Cup six months ago; whether it be the fall-out over the Mark Clattenburg affair, with a referee accused of making a racist comment and then no substantive evidence being produced; whether it is the odd appointment of Rafa Benitez only as an ‘interim’ manager; or whether it is the incredible amount of information that leaks out of Chelsea, so much that everyone must be on a knife-edge at that club.

"I think of the dressing room being a sanctuary, that anything which happens on the coach, the plane, in the hotel, is sacrosanct. It never seems that way at Chelsea. So much has come out this week that I was asking myself: ‘When does a leaker become a mole?’ I would find it very difficult to operate in a situation like that."

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