Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has joined Jurgen Klopp in complaining about the best way referees are deciphering new legal guidelines this season.
Guidelines have been relaxed for the brand new season, with officers now not penalising “trivial things”.
The Liverpool boss stated “it’s like we’re going 10 to 15 years backwards”.
“If that’s the means they need to go, we’ll get accidents,” stated the Norwegian. “Hopefully we are able to discover a center means.”
Solskjaer’s aspect felt they need to have been awarded a free-kick for Jack Stephens’ problem on Bruno Fernandes within the build-up to Southampton’s objective.
“It is a foul. He goes straight via Bruno, his hip and along with his armpit and his arm throughout him,” stated Solskjaer.
“I am not frightened however we’ve got to have a look at it as a result of we will not go from one excessive of volleyball or basketball from final yr and go into rugby now.
“I appreciated the extra lenient means, it is extra males’s soccer however, nonetheless, that may be a clear foul.”
Solskjaer stated he can see the optimistic influence the relaxed guidelines are having on supporters.
“You possibly can see early on with the followers as effectively, it will get the gang going if you fly into a couple of tackles and we did undergo a couple of tackles. That was a part of their pondering early on should you like.”
Talking on BBC Radio 5 Dwell on Saturday, former England midfielder Jermaine Jenas stated huge character managers must again the rule change.
“Jurgen Klopp is the primary individual I’ve heard saying he desires it to return to the way it was – which is disappointing,” stated Jenas.
“The referees have taken a lot criticism previously couple of years for the best way that the sport has gone with VAR and the best way they referee the sport they usually’ve reacted in the best means I feel.
“We want the large characters like Klopp to get behind it – however he clearly felt at the moment was too bodily a recreation for his two centre-halves and that is his opinion.”