He said: "He's well within his rights to [rest his players]. That's why you have your first-team squad, reserve players and youth players," he said.
"This week is designed to allow the players to have and go away to recover so to then organise the replays then is ridiculous.
"So Jurgen is well within his rights to pick whatever team he wants to pick. If he's going to rest all of his players to benefit the club then he's well within his rights to do that."