Antonio Conte was amongst these to voice their displeasure following a gathering between membership managers and the Premier League to debate covid-19.
As per BBC Sport, the Tottenham Hotspur supervisor in contrast the assembly to speaking to a brick wall, brandishing it as a waste of time.
In his pre-match press convention for his sides boxing day recreation in opposition to Crystal Palace Conte mentioned: “Yesterday it was (like speaking to) a brick wall.
“If I’ve to be trustworthy, it was a gathering that we tried to talk and a few coaches tried to talk to ask about options however I believe all the pieces was determined.”
Requested if he believed the assembly was a waste of time, the previous Chelsea and Inter supervisor added: “Sure I believe so.”
Different managers additionally spoke in regards to the poor communication on provide within the assembly, with Norwich supervisor Dean Smith coming to the identical conclusion because the Spurs supervisor. That being that every one the choices and outcomes have been pre-determined and the assembly held no actual function.
Crystal Palace supervisor Patrick Viera admitted he was left confused by the entire final result of the assembly, whereas Pep Guardiola raised the thought of a participant strike to be able to make the authorities pay attention.
Three video games that have been scheduled to happen on boxing day have been postponed, which means the standard set of boxing day fixtures will now solely have six video games versus the 9 initially scheduled for this yr.
The assembly got here amidst a storm of criticism this week from gamers and managers relating to an obvious lack of take care of participant welfare and as extra video games are suspended as a result of rising Covid-19 charges inside taking part in squads.