Assistant manager Roy Keane has left Aston Villa with immediate effect.
The 43-year-old Irishman confessed that he had been struggling to combine his position with the Premier League club with the job he holds with the Republic of Ireland; Keane was hired as Martin O’Neill’s number two in November 2013.
“Ultimately, my roles with Villa and Ireland, and combining to these, has become too much,” Keane said. “It isn’t fair to either Villa or Ireland, so I’ve made this decision. I’d like to thank Paul for giving me a great opportunity to come to a brilliant football club.”
“I’ve really enjoyed my…