Paul Scholes criticises Aaron Wan-Bissaka after Manchester United defender is sent off

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Paul Scholes criticises Aaron Wan-Bissaka after Man United defender was sent off in opposition to Young Boys: ‘He causes himself his personal downside with a very clumsy contact’

  • Paul Scholes believes Aaron Wan-Bissaka deserved to be sent off v Young Boys  
  • Manchester United right-back dismissed for foul on Christopher Martins Pereira
  • Scholes felt that Wan-Bissaka’s ‘clumsy contact’ led to him committing the foul 











Paul Scholes has criticised Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the Manchester United right-back was sent off in the course of the Champions League conflict away to Young Boys.

With United main 1-0 courtesy of a aim from Cristiano Ronaldo, Wan-Bissaka obtained a straight crimson card within the thirty fifth minute following a problem on Christopher Martins Pereira.

Wan-Bissaka caught his opponent’s ankle and the BT Sport pundits agreed that, whereas there wasn’t any actual intent, there was no selection however for the 23-year-old to be dismissed.

Paul Scholes criticised Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the defender was sent off against Young Boys

Paul Scholes criticised Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the defender was sent off in opposition to Young Boys

The Manchester United defender was dismissed after a foul on Christopher Martins Pereira

The Manchester United defender was dismissed after a foul on Christopher Martins Pereira

Former United midfielder Scholes believes that Wan-Bissaka was let down by ‘a very clumsy contact.’ 

Speaking on BT Sport, Scholes stated: ‘He causes himself his personal downside with a very clumsy contact. I do not assume he meant to do it however he needed to go.’ 

Joe Cole agreed that the choice of referee Francois Letexier to dismiss Wan-Bissaka was the proper one given the power of the problem. 

Scholes felt that a 'really clumsy touch' from Wan-Bissaka led to him committing the foul

Scholes felt {that a} ‘actually clumsy contact’ from Wan-Bissaka led to him committing the foul

Cole stated: ‘I do not assume there was actual intent however when you go in with that power it’s important to get it proper. From that second it is inevitable he’ll get sent off. Once you miss it at this degree you have to go.’ 

Former referee Peter Walton additionally felt that the crimson card was the best name given the foundations.

Walton stated: ”Straight crimson certainly. As we noticed within the European Championship, UEFA are coming down very strongly on gamers that go excessive of the participant. Wan-Bissaka over-stretches the ball and clearly catches the participant.’ 

Following Wan-Bissaka’s crimson card, United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made a substitution, bringing on defender Diogo Dalot rather than Jadon Sancho. 

There was one other alteration on the break, with Raphael Varane approaching for Donny van de Beek. 

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