Top 10 Manager-Player Feuds: Man United Legends & Liverpool Striker Alongside Adel Taarabt

Can anyone match the drama between Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt…

Harry Redknapp has dubbed QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt the ‘worst professional I have ever come across’, following a war of words in which the Rangers manager accused his player of being three stone overweight.

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Of course, this is far from the first time a player and manager have come head-to-head. Check out the list below, as CaughtOffside counts down the ten most infamous incidents:

10) Brian Clough vs Nigel Jemson (Nottingham Forest)

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Clough was far from impressed as Jemson indulged in some pointless showboating during a reserve game. At half-time, Clough asked his player to stand up, and asked him if he’d ever been punched in the stomach. When Jemson said he hadn’t, Clough replied with a hook to the solar plexus before reportedly finishing his assault with this zinger: “You have now, son. Don’t you ever try those fancy tricks again while your mum and dad are in the stand.”

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