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Schalke Defender Christoph Metzelder Seeks Help From Sport Psychologist After Difficult Start

Schalke defender Christoph Metzelder has sought help from a sport psychologist after his difficult start at the club.

Experienced Schalke defender Christoph Metzelder has revealed that he's working with a sport psychologist to help him through a difficult start to life at the Gelsenkirchen side.

"My own behaviour has got out of hand. I have been thinking about everything and that has stolen my instinct and my ability to act quickly. I am working with a coach in the mental area. This has taught me how to cope better with pressure," said Metzelder to Sport Bild.

The former Real Madrid defender was seen as the main reason for Schalke's difficult start to the season by a large group of fans, much to the frustration of Metzelder.

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