Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has spoken out after pretend quotes attributed to him circulated on social media following Istanbul Basaksehir’s victory in opposition to Manchester United within the Champions League.
The Turkish aspect ended United’s good begin to their group with targets from Demba Ba and Edin Visca.
The loss means United have suffered back-to-back defeats beneath Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following Sunday’s defeat by Arsenal which piled stress on the Norwegian.
Skrtel made 320 appearances for United’s rivals Liverpool and supporters of the Merseyside membership revelled on social media following the win after feedback supposedly made by the Slovakian defender appeared on-line.
He was quoted as having stated: “It’s our first win within the Champions League ever, we want we might play Manchester United each week.”
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Nonetheless, the 35-year-old has denied the experiences, claiming he didn’t conduct any post-match interviews and described the quotes as ‘pretend information’.
He wrote on Instagram: “Simply to make it clear! This sentence which goes round social networks, it’s one thing I by no means stated!
“I had not (executed) interviews after the sport and all sort of information like this are pretend! I do respect each opponent and I’m skilled sufficient to know that one thing like this isn’t proper and I might by no means do it!”
Skrtel will journey to Outdated Trafford within the reverse fixture on November 24.
The defender has confronted the Reds 20 instances throughout his profession, successful 9, drawing one and dropping 11 having scored one objective and acquired six yellow playing cards.