He said McManaman came at him like âa missileâ and, despite being carried off during Toonâs 2-1 defeat at the DW Stadium, he was lucky to escape serious injury.
Haidara said: âIn that moment I was really, really angry with him.
âI thought he had stopped my career.
âNow I feel differently and just hope this will give him a lesson and that next time he will know how to stop himself.
âWe have to protect the players. I donât want to change the physical mentality, pace and commitment of football in England but we canât tolerate tackles like this.â