Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has known as Liverpool supervisor, Jurgen Klopp a “hypocrite”, for claiming that Manchester United have acquired extra beneficial penalty choices this season.
Following his facet’s 1-0 defeat to Southampton earlier this month, Klopp was pissed off at two penalty calls that didn’t go their manner.
“I hear now that Manchester United had extra penalties in two years than I had in five-and-a-half-years,” he mentioned.
Since Solskjaer arrived at Outdated Trafford in December 2018, the Purple Devils have been awarded 42 penalties compared to Liverpool’s 19 in all competitions.
However Clattenburg, who took cost of 292 Premier League video games throughout his profession as a referee, has accused Klopp of taking part in “thoughts video games” forward of Liverpool’s fixture in opposition to the league leaders at Anfield this Sunday.
“Let’s be clear: there isn’t any conspiracy on the a part of the referees and officers,” Clattenburg wrote in his column for MailOnline.
“Was Klopp insinuating there may be? Or was he suggesting United have gamers who’re inspired to dive? If his intention was the previous, then I’ve received no time for that. It merely shouldn’t be true.
“He appears like a hypocrite if he’s suggesting United’s gamers need to win penalties. The likes of Mo Salah and Mane are simply as able to using related techniques.”