Ajax ace Ryan Babel has branded Manchester City as a bunch of flops, who have a huge ego and have no unity amongst themselves.
The accusation came after City strikers spent their recent Champions League loss arguing with each other on the pitch at the Amsterdam Arena.
"We noticed how the frustration got the better of them during the game. And we saw how the players were directing those frustrations towards each other. That is the danger of a club with so many big-name players and so many big egos," the Daily Mail quoted Babel, as saying.
"When the going gets tough, they are not prepared to do the hard work for each other," he added.
According to the report, the former Liverpool winger believes Ajax's organic approach to growing a team is superior to City's attempts to throw money at a long-term project.
"Against City in the first game you could see the perfect example of a real team effort by Ajax against a team of individuals," Babel said.
City face Ajax again on Tuesday night knowing they must win at the Etihad Stadium if they are not to crash out of the Champions League with two games to play, the report said. (ANI)