German newspaper Bild has said Stoke's Marko Arnautovic is "the most unsuccessful footballer in Europe in 2013" after he racked up a run of 19 league games without a win.
The paper reported that Austria international Arnautovic has made 19 league appearances with no victory since the New Year, with 12 coming for Werder Bremen and seven for Stoke, whom he joined in the summer.
Bild said no player in any of the continent's major leagues could match that, with Arnautovic needing to turn the clock back to Dec. 2 and a 4-1 thrashing of Hoffenheim -- when he bagged a hat trick -- for his last win.
"He dreams of cups and trophies, but this is the title he has picked up," Bild said. "He thought everything would be better when he moved from Bremen to England, but with his new club Stoke he is just cannon fodder."
Arnautovic was criticised by Bild during his Bremen days, and may not be surprised which newspaper noticed his record. When he was asked if he was going to miss anything about Germany after his arrival at Stoke, he joked: "Bild!"