He said, "Why didn't they give it to him first time around?
"Why Ranieri? OK, he did fantastic with Leicester, but that was a fluke – and everyone has seen that.
"Give him [Parker] the chance. He could have had seven or eight more games to see if he could turn it around and build for next season.
"He is young, enthusiastic, probably has loads of respect in the dressing room. My question would be, is he too nice?