Bayern Munich’s Dante: We should have helped Pep Guardiola moreMore silverware but it could have been more -
Dante believes the Bayern Munich players should take a big share of the blame for the Bavarian clubs poor end of season.
Pep Guardiola has come in for some harsh criticism as though his team won the Bundesliga in record time, they stagnated afterwards and crashed out of the Champions League to Real Madrid in addition to suffering some poor league results.
Goal.com quoted the 30-year-old defender on the poor end of season and the Brazilian believes the players could have helped Guardiola more.
Dante said: "He doesn't know the German culture. The demand is every day bam, bam, bam. We should have been helping him.”
The central defender pondered whether Bayern concentrated too much on the Champions League and in trying to create history by becoming the first club to retain that competition.
Dante feels the players are to blame for losing the urgency they had throughout last season.
"Maybe we concentrated too much on the Champions League,” the Brazilian said.
“Last year, we also won the title early in the season and nevertheless kept the tension high. That is not a mistake form Pep but from our team."