Graeme Souness and Michael Owen weren’t impressed by the “disrespect” that Sadio Mane confirmed Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool’s win over Manchester United.
And so they made that clear sufficient.
The frontman was dropped out of the beginning XI on Thursday and refused to just accept Jurgen Klopp’s hand after the final whistle at Old Trafford.
MAILBOX: Liverpool ideas and prayers over Man Utd’s defensive disaster…
And just like that, a mole turned a mountain.
Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino (2) and Mohamed Salah secured the 4-2 victory for the Reds, and Owen feels it Mane has response sends a bad message to the watching followers.
“I believed Jurgen Klopp played it well within the interview, played it down, I did not wish to pull off what was a great performance and a great win,” Owen said Premier League productions.
“However, and there is a big however, you may’t do that to your manager, not in entrance of the singing public.
“Yeah, go knock on his door tomorrow [after the game]sure, in case you’re not happy then say one thing, however you do not. That may be a lack of respect. He sends a bad picture to the followers, to his fellow players.
“Remember, he did not play, three players did, these three players – Salah, Jota and Firmino – scored all 4 goals between them, so he [Klopp] hardly wrong in what he did.
“You’ll be able to’t do that. That may be a lack of respect, particularly with Jurgen Klopp who reveals respect for everybody. I believed it was a bad play.
“I absolutely perceive it, I have been left out of a cup final earlier than, however you may’t do that. If you happen to really feel that approach, go back to the coaching ground, textual content the manager or knock on his door, something, so many various methods to answer that bar in entrance of the cameras.
“There are such a lot of methods you may deal with it, it is the last approach so that you can deal with it.”
It was an opinion shared by an ex Liverpool captain and manager Graeme Souness, who additionally bragged a couple of lack of “respect”.
“It is by no means occurred to me, so I can not let you know how I’d be in that state of affairs, however I would not be happy,” said Souness Sky Sports activities.
“I feel he ought to have shaken his hand. He does not wish to cuddle, he does not wish to be cherished by Jurgen, however he ought to present some respect.
“It is disrespectful to the manager, disrespectful, most significantly, to the football membership.
“After all he isn’t happy to be left out, however can he really argue? He hasn’t had a great season.
“How may you argue with the truth that it has been decrease and Liverpool have received right here at Old Trafford 4-2, which isn’t a happy looking ground for them.”