"Maybe they've had it easy and the clubs have been too quick giving out contracts. Nobody begrudges the top players getting a few bob but it's when average players are getting a fortune and driving a big car without having done anything that people start asking questions. Everybody has to take responsibility for that.
"I was at Nottingham Forest for three years before I would even have dreamed of asking Brian Clough for a pay rise. And he would have knocked me out. He would have said: 'Who do you think you are?' Now a player plays for six games and their agent is straight on the phone."