Swansea City manager Garry Monk annoyed by Solskjaer's claims

Swansea City boss Garry Monk and Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Garry Monk says Cardiff counterpart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should get his own house in order before criticising Swansea City players.

Cardiff's Craig Bellamy received a three match ban for striking Jonathan de Guzman during the south Wales derby.

Bluebirds' boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claimed de Guzman overreacted, a claim which annoyed Monk.

"Ole should look at his own players before he starts looking at mine," Monk said.

Monk also accused Cardiff's Kim Bo-Kyung of punching and head butting Wayne Routledge during last Saturday's game at the Liberty Stadium.

Solskjaer said the incident involving former Wales captain Bellamy and Dutch international de Guzman was "absolutely nothing".

The former Manchester United striker also claims there were incidents of foul play on some of his team by Swansea players, which were missed.

"If that was me going down like that, I think my father would have told me off," said Solskjaer.

"But then again you can look at [Angel] Rangel when he kicks [Wilfried] Zaha in the first-half. Nothing's mentioned about that one."

The comments have annoyed Monk who was put in charge for "the foreseeable future" at the Liberty Stadium after Swansea sacked Michael Laudrup.

"I saw Ole answering the question saying that my man Jon de Guzman made a meal of it," said Monk.

"When you receive an elbow in the back of the head and you just go down normal, I don't think that's an over-reaction.

"In the 35th minute in a corner for them [Cardiff] one of my players Wayne Routledge gets head butted and punched in the face by Kim [Bo-Kjung].

"If anything I'd be more concerned about something like that than saying that one of my players is play-acting.

"If you look at Wayne when he gets head-butted and punched in the face he stays on his feet and doesn't make a meal of it."

The FA say they are not investigating the alleged incident involving Routledge and Kim.

Cardiff City have been asked to comment on the claims.

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