Olympique Marseille captain Steve
Mandanda has questioned the squad's motivation in the run up to
Sunday's Ligue 1 clash against arch-rivals Paris St Germain
after nine defeats in their last 10 matches in all competitions.
Marseille, who were knocked out of the Champions League by
Bayern Munich this week, are ninth in the league with 40 points,
16 adrift of the Champions League playoff berth and 20 behind
leaders Montpellier and second-placed PSG.
"I have the feeling that this season's end will be very long
and very difficult, because the squad is a bit dejected,"
Mandanda told reporters in Munich.
"There is a lack of solidarity", he added.
Marseille face a series of domestic high-profile clashes
with the away match in Paris on Sunday, a home game to
Montpellier on Wednesday and their League Cup final against
Olympique Lyon next weekend.
Defender Nicolas Nkoulou echoed Mandanda's feelings and said
he was asking a lot of questions about his team mates dedication
on the pitch.
"This is not even disappointment anymore... How long will it
last? We don't have the will, neither the heart nor the good
attitude," he said.
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