By Danny Wright
Former-Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has slammed Chris Coleman’s comments about Neil Taylor after his horror challenge left Everton’s Seamus Coleman with a severely broken leg.
Aston Villa’s Taylor was shown a straight red card in the second half of Wales’ goalless draw with the Republic of Ireland on Friday, but the Welsh manager defended his left-back saying he isn’t the sort of player to do something like that with malice.
“Neil Taylor is not really that type of player but it’s a tough one for Seamus,” the Welsh boss said, as quoted by BBC Sport.
However, Jordan was less than impressed with his comments and has since slammed them and the national team.
Jordan, 49, is not afraid to take to social media to voice his opinion and has brandished Wales as a “nothing team”.
Everton are likely to be without their Irish right-back for a long period of time now and Jordan doesn’t see how Coleman’s words offer any sort of consolation to his club.
“I imagine Everton will be thrilled to learn he’s not that sort of player,” said Jordan on his personal Twitter account.
— Simon Jordan (@Sjopinion10) March 25, 2017
Following the incident, Everton’s Coleman had to be given oxygen on the pitch at the Aviva Stadium before being stretchered off.
He will undergo surgery on his leg in Dublin on Saturday.
The Toffees are currently seventh in the Premier League standings and have face derby fixtures with Liverpool and Manchester Untied after the international break.
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