Euro 2024: Keane blasts Mbappe after win over Austria

Former Manchester United and Wales captain,  Roy Keane, has hit out at French forward, Kylian Mbappe  for returning  to the field of play without the referee’s permission after he went out injured.

Mbappe picked up a suspected broken nose late on in their 1-0 win over Austria on Monday.

The France captain suffered the injury after jumping into Austrian defender, Kevin Danso.

Mbappe then  went off to be attended to by medics, but then returned to the field without the referee’s permission, before sitting on the pitch and receiving a yellow card from the match official.

After the match, Keane slammed Mbappe’s apparent deliberate act of time wasting.

He told ITV Sport: “He gets an injury, trying to stop the play, he’s gone on to sit on the pitch, I don’t like to see this. This is out of order.

“Listen whether he’s been instructed to go back on by the manager, he’s obviously had treatment he’s come off.

“I know players can make mistakes, but to go back on and sit on the pitch, he deserved that yellow card. I don’t like to see it.”

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