Hamann: Ashley Young worse than Luis Suarez when it comes to diving

Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann has branded Ashley Young "worse than Luis Suarez" over his diving antics.

Young has found himself at the centre of more unwanted attention over the past 24 hours after winning Manchester United a dubious penalty against Real Sociedad last night.

Ashley Young is much worse than [Luis] Suarez has ever been.

It's blatant cheating to try to win a penalty.

Gareth Bale got a lot of stick last year but you've got to be very careful, because sometimes it's about protecting yourself in anticipation of a challenge.

If someone comes to clatter you, your first instinct is to jump in order to protect yourself.

Yesterday [with Young] there was no protection [issue], it was a slight touch on his arm and he started rolling over.

– Didi Hamann on divers.