Villarreal coach Pellegrini dismisses Maradona rap

Villarreal coach Manuel Pellegrini has shrugged off criticism from Diego Maradona over his treatment of Juan Roman Riquelme.

The Chilean said: "Both the good and the bad, one must accept praise and criticism in this job.

"For me, the Riquelme issue is closed and I won't be commenting on it everytime someone mentions his name."

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