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Eden Hazard: Roy Keane anger at Chelsea star's 'shocking' half-time shirt-swap with Angel Di Maria in PSG defeat

The struggling Blues playmaker was later booed by some Blues fans when he was substituted

James Orr
Thursday 10 March 2016 09:33 GMT
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Roy Keane speaks with Mark Pougatch and Lee Dixon on ITV after the game
Roy Keane speaks with Mark Pougatch and Lee Dixon on ITV after the game (ITV)

Roy Keane has launched an attack on Chelsea's Eden Hazard, after the Blues playmaker swapped shirts with opponent Angel Di Maria at half time during the 2-1 Champions League defeat by PSG last night.

Former Manchester United captain and current Republic of Ireland assistant manager Keane described Hazard's actions as "shocking".

Working as a pundit on ITV for their highlights programme, Keane said: "I’m afraid to comment on this. It’s bad enough at the end of the game. Half time in a big game.

"What has to be going through a player’s mindset in such a big game? You’re thinking about swapping jerseys at half-time? I wouldn’t even bother swapping shirts at the end of the game? At half-time? Shocking."

Eden Hazard was booed as he was substituted for Oscar (Getty Images)

On the shirt-swapping incident, Chelsea's interim manager Guus Hiddink said: "I haven't seen it, but I'm aware of it.

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"I’m not saying I'm unaware. That'd be too easy, just to say I didn't see it. Yeah, it should not be done, but in some countries it's usual you do it, and not after the game."

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