Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is unfairly criticised, according to his Chelsea counterpart Frank Lampard.
United and Chelsea will square off on Sunday in a Premier League encounter, Concise News understands.
Solskjaer was named as temporary United coach in December and went on to win 14 of his first 17 matches in charge.
However, the team slumped in form just after the Norwegian was handed the job on a permanent role.
Speaking on Friday, ahead of the cracker at the Old Trafford, Lampard admitted that Solskjaer has been unfairly treated.
“I am aware of it and it comes with the territory,” he said.
“It can be excessive, for everyone in football. I think it is possibly harsh as it is something that he came in to.
“You have to look at him this season and what he gets to do. I don’t listen too much to things.”