Shearer defended Carrick. After being chopped up by Roy Keane causing Solskjaer to be sacked.
Ex-England striker Alan Shearer has defended Michael Carrick’s role as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s assistant at Manchester United following the release of Roy Keane. The criticism was part of the Norwegian manager’s sacking, according to the Daily Mail.
Keno has accused the former Red Devils midfielder. For being involved in Solskjaer’s tactical flop. Which left the side’s performance poor and sent off following the 4-1 defeat. To Watford in the Premier League. a month ago
However, Shearer spoke about the matter after Carrick announced his retirement from manager on an interim basis and would not take up the staff role under new manager Ralph Rangnick, saying:
“Being an assistant is only going to give you your opinions like ‘no, I think we should play five defenders’ while the manager insists ‘no, I want four defenders’ and that’s it. can But then you have to support the manager’s decision. And keep your opinion so that the players don’t know what you think.”
“Then fully backed the manager in everything he wanted to do. He might not agree with what Ole did, but he fully supported it. He probably thought it was right to walk away from the team,” Shearer said.