Manuel Pellegrini has confessed that his West Ham side are devoid of confidence in the midst of a turgid run of form.
The West Ham boss is under immense pressure, as his sides 3-0 defeat at Turf Moor on Saturday saw the Hammers' winless run extend to seven games.
After falling to 16th place in the Premier League, the Chilean has claimed that he can rebuild the confidence lost in his players and pick up the form shown in the early stages of the season.
The 66-year-old said, per the Daily Star: "
“We need to play well as a team for 95 minutes and not just do different and important things just at one point.”
Despite West Ham's woes in recent weeks, Pellegrini will not be given a generous allowance in January. Alarm bells are starting to ring after s
“For me, my pressure is always bigger than media pressure or the pressure of results. I think that, for me, it’s a challenge to be here in West Ham.
“Winning or losing, the pressure is exactly the same. We need to keep a cool head and continue working the way we think we must do it better and after that we will see the results.”