Solskjaer being 'beaten with stick' at Man United after footage emerges - Campbell
Kevin Campbell has suggested Sir Alex Ferguson is a hypocrite for criticising Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team selection.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former Arsenal and Everton striker said Ferguson was often guilty of rotating his strikers.
Solskjaer made the shock decision to bench Cristiano Ronaldo in Saturday’s Premier League clash against Everton.
Ronaldo instead entered the pitch as a second half substitute and the score finished 1-1 at Old Trafford.
As quoted by the Mirror, footage surfaced after the draw of Sir Alex Ferguson questioning the decision to bench Ronaldo in a conversation with UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The United club legend said “you should always start with your best players”.
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When asked by Football Insider for his assessment of the comments, Campbell said: “Sir Alex Ferguson can say what he likes.
“The fact of the matter is, he is no longer manager.
“It is not as if Sir Alex Ferguson never chopped and changed his teams in certain games. He would sometimes rest [Dwight] Yorke and [Andy] Cole and start [Teddy] Sherringham and Solskjaer.
“Everything was hunky-dory when [Anthony] Martial scored. The problem is, Everton did not lie down. I don’t think you can pin the result on Ronaldo not starting.
“It’s not big news if you ask me. It is just another opportunity for the press to beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with that stick.
“United have not been good enough at home, it’s as simple as that.”