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Our fans are the worst: Mame Diouf

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Mame Biram Diouf of Stoke City looks dejected during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Sheffield Wednesday at Bet365 Stadium on March 30, 2019 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)
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The Stoke City Senegalese footballer is not happy about the lack of support from the team’s fans in the English Championship.

Stoke City is currently in the 16th position of the English Championship with only 52 points.
The Potters have only won 11 matches, tied 19, and lost 12 times.

And just yesterday, they lost a 2-0 advantage against Rotherham, to end up drawing 2-2 at the end.

“They’ve loved me too much here. That’s why I’m sad about the current situation because Stoke means a lot to me,” Diouf told Goal.

“English fans are demanding, but, frankly, our fans are the worst.”

He added: “They’re really passionate, but they don’t encourage the players. Even if you barely miss a pass, they tear you to shreds. It’s really hard.”

Mame Diouf started his professional career in 2006 with Diaraf in Senegal, he moved the next year to Molde in Norway, before getting his big break in 2009 to play for Manchester United in the English Premier League He has also played for Blackburn Rovers, Hannover, and since 2014 for Stoke City.

“I really tried, but I can’t do it,” he said about his change of position.

“You take me to play as a striker and just after you stick me on the wing. What does that mean?”

There are only four matches left in the 2018-2019 Championship season, as Stoke City is set to visit Middlesbrough and Millwall. Meanwhile, they will host Norwich City and Sheffield United.