Retired Black Stars player, Mohammed Polo is the latest to add his voice to the many football fanatics who have come out to lash Avram Grant for his insistence on monitoring players abroad at the expense of the local topflight.
The Israeli has had similar reactions from the local media, which have constantly accused him of not staying in the country enough to have a good knowledge of the local league.
Avram on his part, insists the Ghana Premier League is bereft of quality; as its outstanding players keep moving abroad.
“I think Avram Grant doesn’t respect Ghanaians,” Polo told Montie FM.
The former Hearts of Oak legend, bemoaned why the coach could spend most of his time globe-trotting when his contract spelt out the need for him to monitor the league. “He is paid is for him to come down to monitor our local football. But this man has taken his own decisions and he is giving us his own excuses.
“How can he say he can’t stay here because players are moving outside Ghana? Can you stop a player from moving, even in Europe?
“The movement of players is part of football. This does not mean we don’t have good players in Ghana.” Polo asked.
Avram Grant was granted permission by his employers, the FA to leave for his holiday in the United Kingdom after holding a press conference on Monday to mark the end of his first year as Ghana boss.
The Israeli’s reign began in December 2014, after signing a three-year contract which expires in January 2017.