Aye. As unfortunate as it turned out, I think the reaction by the players to AVB's practices were pretty natural. I'd be worried if players did not get upset after being shafted out in the manner AVB did. That away game in Naples was a clear example of this.
Whilst nobody is denying that the Chelsea dressing room is chock full of bellends, the overwhelming impression from respected journalists who delved into the matter after the fact (as I learnt during the time when AVB was linked to Liverpool) strongly suggest that the man behaved like a dickhead himself.
It definitely wasn't the case of simply Terry and Lampard fucking him over; he contributed significantly to his own downfall there.
I do like the man however, so I hope he does well, as long as we do better.