Davies fired up for toughest test
28th September 2013
Ben Davies insists the Swans are in for their toughest test of the season so far when Arsenal visit the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Michael Laudrup's side have climbed into the top half of the table in recent weeks after wins over West Brom, Crystal Palace and an entertaining draw with Liverpool.
But they face a stern test when Arsene Wenger brings his in-form side to south west Wales.
The Gunners are chasing their twelth successive away win - a run stretching back to last March.
And Davies, speaking to Jack Magazine ahead of the Premier League clash at the Liberty, is adamant that Arsenal will pose a strong test for his team-mates.
"We know it's going to be a tough match," he said. "They are top of the table at the moment, on a great run and on that basis I think it will be our toughest test so far.
"They are playing good football, they work well together and they have also brought in some top quality players.
"But we are confident going into the game, particularly being at home and hopefully we can get something out of it.
"We are on a good run ourselves and it should be a great game. There will be a lot of quality on show and hopefully we can produce another good performance and get the right result."
Also in Saturday's edition of Jack Magazine, we take a look back at the 1999/2000 season in our 'Swansea City Years' feature, and we spoke to Academy goalkeeping coach Andrew Sparkes about his recent trip to Sierra Leone.
As well as this, former Swan Max Thompson looks back at a classic clash against Arsenal and we continue our 'A-Z of Liberty Jacks' as Ferrie Bodde, Tom Butler, Chad Bond, Febian Brandy and Fabio Borini are profiled.
Finally, Leon Britton is put 'Under the Spotlight', while we also look back at the official opening of the club's training complex at Landore.
There is all this and much, much more so don't forget to get your hands on a copy from around the Liberty Stadium.
The new-look bumper 76-page magazine is a must for every Swans fan and will be available around the ground, the club shop and online, plus Slee Stores in Plasmarl, Coggers on Wind Street and Browns Newsagent in Landore.
Jack Magazine . . . it really is too good to miss.