The Newcastle United midfielder suggests his current boss is better than the Aston Villa coach.
Newcastle United pair Mohamed Diame and Isaac Hayden helped Hull City to promotion last season.
Mo Diame has had a limited impact since arriving at St James' Park, but his former team-mate is more than aware of his qualities.
Mike Phelan has hailed Newcastle midfielder Mohamed Diame.
Newcastle United signed Mohamed Diame from Hull City during the previous transfer window.
Diame could be playing Premier League football right now, so why was he so willing to drop down a level?
Newcastle United romped to a 6-0 win over Preston in the EFL Cup as many of their fringe players showed exactly how deep the Magpies squad is.
Hull City and Newcastle United square off in the League Cup next month.
Mohamed Diame scored twice in Newcastle United's 6-0 demolition of Preston North End.
Newcastle United beat Preston North End 6-0 in the EFL Cup yesterday.
Rafael Benitez's Magpies romped to a 6-0 victory over Preston in Tuesday night's EFL Cup round of 16 tie.
Newcastle United reached the quarter finals of the EFL Cup with a 6-0 win over Preston North End.
Newcastle's summer signing from Hull was a target for criticism despite his side's win against Barnsley.