"In the mind of the PSG coach, I'm the third (in the pecking order of central defenders)," Sakho told L'Equipe. "I finally come to accept it even if I do not understand it.
"I have to play at club level to qualify for the France team. Next season will be important.
"It's been a difficult year and a half for me at PSG. To continue my progress, I must be playing."