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​Mignolet relives Sunderland fight betwen Onouha and Mensah

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has spoken about a previous confrontation between teammates Nedum Onuoha and John Mensah at Sunderland.

The incident led to manager Steve Bruce calling his players a "bunch of "p*****s."

It was Mignolet's good form with Sunderland that got him a move to Liverpool in 2013.

"John Mensah and Nedum Onuoha were two assertive players in the dressing room, not to mention aggressive," Mignolet told The Times.

"After one of them played a short return pass, the other decided to make amends and make him feel small at half-time. At least that was the intention.

"Our captain [Lee Cattermole] jumped in and Bruce was called from another room where he was with his coaching staff.

"Bruce said: 'Let them have a proper fight. If they want to fight, let them fight.' There was nothing more than a little pushing and pulling. Bruce said: 'See now. You are a bunch of p*ssies in the dressing room and on the field.'"

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