Keown told BT Sport: “I think he’s lost the players. I didn’t sense any fight from the players.”
But Jones insists the players will not buckle in the face of Manchester City’s charge to the title.
“It sounds so cliched, but we need to look after each other, stick together, which is what we will do and keep going and keep battling,” he said. “It’s frustrating for us, frustrating for the fans of course and everyone involved, but there’s no point sitting here and sulking about it."
"We’ve got to stick together. It’s difficult, we’re going through a patch where we’re picking up a few draws and not winning games like we should be but we’ll get there."
He's clearly sending a message to his teammates telling them to stick together. It's all kicking off