Kenny Cunningham this week made the bizarre decision to question Fabinho in the Liverpool midfield. The ex-Republic of Ireland captain has come in for heavy criticism for his comments.

Twitter has reacted to the bizarre Kenny Cunningham comments about Fabinho.

Twitter has reacted to the bizarre Kenny Cunningham comments about Fabinho. (Photo by Lynne Cameron/Getty Images)

Cunningham played in defence for Wimbledon for the majority of his career, he also had a spell at Birmingham. Throughout his career the Irishman showed a remarkable tendency for getting relegated. Speaking on the OTB AM podcast Cunningham said of Fabinho:

“I’m not totally convinced about him in that holding midfield position, we’re not arguing here if he’s a very good player or not, he is a very good player, but, as a purely defensive midfield player…you’ve got be able to sense danger, slide across the pitch, make tackles, track runners and I don’t think that’s the strongest part of his game.”

Considering the fact that many fans, players and pundits have joined in praising the Brazilian as the best defensive midfielder as the best in the world in his position. Against Spurs he was phenomenal, he kept the Reds attack ticking by spraying passes to the full backs and dinking balls over the Tottenham defence. Out of possession he kept Mauricio Pochettino’s side from gaining any ground in the Liverpool half.

Twitter has reacted to the bizarre Cunningham comments about Fabinho.

One supporter branded Cunningham clueless.

Many fans questioned the Irishman’s credibility.


Another supporter asserted that Cunningham isn’t qualified to comment on Fabinho just because they both play the sport.

One Kopite believes that the retired defender has a grudge with Fabby.

Some fans were convinced that Cunningham hasn’t been watching Fabinho and urged him to watch one performance in particular.


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