Verratti backs PSG to bounce back from defeats

The young Italy midfielder believes that the Parc des Princes outfit can recover from their recent run of poor results while he denied rumours of dressing room unrest at the club
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has backed the club to react after Carlo Ancelotti's side suffered their second straight home defeat against Stade Rennais on Saturday.

Les Parisiens lost their place at the top of Ligue 1 after the result - and now sit third - but the Italy international has insisted the big-spending French outfit will react to their recent set-backs and find that winning habit again.

"The coach asked us to be more aggressive on the field and have more desire," he explained to RMC Sport.

is a difficult period, but we are able to raise our head. And we'll do it!

The 20-year-old has been a key figure for Ancelotti's team since his arrival from Pescara in the summer, and he has revealed that there are no issues inside the dressing room despite some reports suggesting otherwise.

He added: "There are no particular concerns in the locker room. The atmosphere is good and there is nothing to worry about."

The youngster is part of the squad that has travelled to Ukraine to take on Dinamo Kiev as the French team look to cement their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.