Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert refutes Roy Keane bust-up rumours

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert gave a somewhat angry response due to the rumours surrounding Roy Keane’s exit from the club, vehemently suggesting there was no bust-up, reports ITV Football.

With Roy Keane leaving the club as assistant manager on the eve of Aston Villa’s clash against Burnley, rumours rose about an alleged fallout with players in the squad that led to his departure, but Lambert has continued to dispute the claims.

“If anyone wants to know about Roy, I’ll put it on your plate so you know: there’s absolutely no problem whatsoever. He’s got a lot of commitments with Ireland, he’s never had a break from going away with Ireland, and never had a break from Aston Villa. So I totally respect his decision,” he said.

“Contrary to reports, there was absolutely nothing, absolutely no bust-up, no arguing, nothing like that. I thank him for his time coming to work for me. I spoke to him before the Burnley game, after the Burnley game, and we still have the same relationship. So I just want to put that to bed.”

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