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Baxter Hits Back At Social Media Critics

After Bernard Parker hushed his Kaizer Chiefs pundits on Sunday, Amakhosi mentor Stuart Baxter has uncovered his way to deal with managing online media pundits. 

On Sunday evening, Bernard Parker finished a 31-month goalscoring dry season in the DStv Premiership when he left with the Man of the Match grant in the wake of mesh a very much taken support during Kaizer Chiefs' 2-1 success over SuperSport United. 

Preceding his twofold in Pretoria, the veteran forward had not scored an association objective for the club in multiple seasons, tracing all the way back to his last strike in March 2019 when he got in a 3-2 triumph over Highlands Park. 

Parker's desolate spell, which has agreed with Chiefs' on-field battles as of late, had seen him become something of a substitute via web-based media, where he was consistently exposed to online maltreatment on stages like Twitter and Facebook. 

Talking after the match, lead trainer Stuart Baxter conceded that there is little he can do to shield his players from remarks made on the web and that he and his players need to foster a toughness to manage it. 

"I can't protect players from web-based media," Baxter said. "What you can do is attempt and banner up for them on the legitimacy. 

"In our reality, I wouldn't try to condemn a mind specialist via web-based media since I think nothing about it except for via web-based media today, individuals are allowed to offer their viewpoints if they are qualified and that wave then, at that point, creates. 

"I'm certain Bernard has encountered it, I've surely experienced it, and [Glasgow Rangers coach] Steven Gerrard was discussing it recently. 

"What you can do is, you can trust that individuals can manage this is on the grounds that we really wanted to work and manage what's going on now, not what web-based media is saying for sure they have said to make him a substitute. 

"You can just set him up for that, you can't protect him except if he has no web-based media like me. Then, at that point, it's just what individuals tell you and individuals are all the time ready to let you know that you're being butchered on friendly media..."


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