Jores Okore says the atmosphere in the Aston Villa dressing room is depressed

The Danish international is not yet giving up on survival.

Aston Villa look like they are on their way down to the Championship after a poor season in the Premier League.

The Villans have struggled for any sort of form this season and are now odds-on to be relegated to the Championship.

With that in mind, as well as the turmoil among the hierarchy at the club, the mood at Aston Villa is likely to be below par.

This week Aston Villa’s Danish defender has been speaking to the press in his homeland about events at Villa Park.

He told Fyens about the current mood in the Villa dressing room, but insisted the team were not yet giving up on Premier League survival:

“The atmosphere is obviously very depressed because we are not as comfortable situation as things have not gone our way. We would of course wish it went better.

“The fight for survival in the Premier League is not over.

Naturally, we try to stay safe as long as possible. There may well come a point where it is mathematically not possible anymore, but right now there is still a chance, and the little hope we must adhere to.”

Mathematically Villa are indeed not yet relegated but not even the most ambitious and optimistic of Villa fans would dare suggest that their club is actually going to remain in the Premier League next season.

The club, who can now finish on a maximum points tally of 37 points, are now said to be considering the future of their head coach Remi Garde.

The mood for Okore and co is unlikely to get any cheerier in the coming weeks.

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