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Gus Poyet reaches “limit” following disappoint defeat

Gus Poyet has cast doubt on his future after Shanghai Shenhua suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Guizhou Zhicheng – their eighth defeat in 20 leagues game so far this season.

The big-spending club are currently sitting on the 11th place in the league, 12 points behind Tianjin Quanjian in the AFC Champions League qualifying spot.

The Uruguayan said after the match that he had to take responsibility for the defeat. However, the former Sunderland boss also said he has reached “his limit”.

“I don’t know what to say now,” the Uruguayan told reporters after the game.

“As a coach, I take responsibility for this match. I won’t hide. I am proud of my job. However, I have reached my limit. I am not happy at all.”

“Everything has its limit. I won’t take responsibilities which are not mine. I don’t want to say anything anymore because it won’t be in my interests,” he added.