Yann M’Vila sharpens knife at Claude Puel over St Étienne performances

Speaking on Instagram Live with Toronto FC full-back Chris Mavinga, St Étienne defensive midfielder Yann M’Vila discussed his club’s downturn this season, pointing fingers at current boss Claude Puel.

“He is a good coach… maybe without good manners. He wants everyone to do it his way. He is not close to the players like we have previously experienced. And that is what we like. You can walk alongside him without him talking to you. Saying nothing… What I regret in the league is that we have a f***ing good group, but there is something that isn’t working. Last year, the group was gelling well and we made it into the Europa League. How do I explain it? These are the coach’s decisions…”

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