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Matteo Darmian snubs Solskjaer

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The Manchester United manager was snubbed by Matteo Darmian who heaped praise over the likes of Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal.

Matteo Darmian has ensured that people know exactly how he feels about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after making a point about the managers he worked under during his time at the club.

The Italy international recently sealed a move to Parma and during his presentation, went to great lengths to speak about the likes of Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal as two coaches who really helped him.

Even though the Italian was never used effectively by both men, it appears that Darmian isn’t a huge fan of the Norwegian tactician. While speaking to Italian media as reported by TalkSport, the former Torino man praised his two former coaches.

He said: “Van Gaal and Mourinho are two great coaches, they have won a lot, you know them.

“They are two great coaches who have left me something positive and I thank them.”

But Darmian still says that it was the right call to leave for England.

He added: “The choice to go to England at the time was easy.

“Playing for such an important club was a source of pride and a great responsibility for me, because wearing a glorious shirt always gives great responsibility.

“It was an experience that I would do again, very important for my career, I went to confront myself with a different culture and football, and it certainly made me grow both on and off the field.

Darmian says that after seeing his playing time reduce, he decided to leave for another club. At the end of the day, playing time was what the Italian needed the most.

“The first two years I played more, then the last year-and-a-half I played less but my desire to play pushed me to leave Manchester.”