Jason Cundy is about as Chelsea as they arrive, however even he couldn’t agree with Simon Jordan’s declare that Blues boss Frank Lampard will obtain greater than Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Lampard is underneath immense stress at Stamford Bridge following a run of 5 defeats in his final eight league matches, which has despatched Chelsea from title rivalry to eighth place.
Solskjaer, in the meantime, has overcome fierce criticism to place United high of the pile with out a defeat of their final 13 top-flight video games.
However one of many Norwegian’s largest critics, former Crystal Palace proprietor and talkSPORT host Jordan, stands by his perception that Lampard has the potential to turn into an elite supervisor, and Solskjaer doesn’t.
“I’ve a perception, whether or not it’s ill-founded or misplaced, that Frank Lampard will obtain issues and I don’t have the idea that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will,” Jordan advised talkSPORT on Wednesday.
“The evaluating and contrasting is irrelevant as a result of I don’t imagine that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will attain the requirements that I believe Frank Lampard will.
“I don’t imagine Solskjaer will bridge the hole at any level and I imagine there’s a distinct chance that Frank Lampard will.
“Whether or not that signifies that Roman Abramovich will give him the time to do it that may be a completely different dialogue.
“The explanation why I connect a distinct degree of rhetoric to Lampard than I do to Solskjaer is that my perception is that Lampard has the aptitude to be an elite supervisor.
“And I don’t imagine Ole Gunnar Solskjaer does.”
However even talkSPORT’s resident Chelsea fan Cundy couldn’t get behind that view, insisting that whereas no person is aware of what the 2 managers will go on to realize, Solskjaer deserves some credit score proper now.
“I’ve completely torn into Ole – and with some justification,” Cundy advised the Sports activities Bar after United’s 2-1 win at Fulham.
“You’re getting knocked out of the Champions League if you want a draw at Leipzig, that’s not elite.
“For Man United, they need to’ve gone by means of. However I’ve additionally given Ole some credit score.
“Issues can change in soccer, however proper now, what Man United have performed is exceptional.”
Requested if he may say Lampard could be a greater supervisor than Solskjaer, Cundy responded: “No, as a result of no person is aware of.”