“I really didn’t have a choice apart from remove him”
“But once I named the 11 on the Friday, which I normally do, Jores asked to see me and said that he didn’t want to be considered to be on the bench, which I found surprising, but that was his decision.
“So I then withdrew him from the squad.
“I then met him again on the Monday and asked if he had considered position over the weekend.
“At that point, he said that he didn’t want to be considered for any of the games going forwards.
“And at that point I really didn’t have a choice apart from remove him.
“I don’t want people who don’t want to be at Aston Villa and playing at Aston Villa, certainly under the circumstances, and the Bournemouth game was a massive game for us.”