Swansea City striker Alberto Paloschi is prepared to battle for points

26th February
Alberto Paloschi believes Swansea City will need to show their battling qualities as they look to steer further clear of the relegation zone.
The Italian striker has been impressed by the quality of his new team-mates since arriving from Serie A club Chievo last month.
The Swans sit three points clear of third-bottom Norwich City going into the weekend's upcoming fixtures, which sees Paloschi and co head to White Hart Lane on Sunday to face in-form Tottenham Hotspur.
Paloschi, who has featured three times for his new club, has quickly adapted to life in the Barclays Premier League with a promising performance coming on his debut in a 1-1 draw at West Brom.
And he feels the squad's battling qualities will be key to moving the Swans clear of the clubs below them.

"I have played for a few teams who have fought against relegation, so I know how important every single game is," said the 26-year-old, who is improving his English with weekly lessons.
"It is a battle for every single point, and I am a player that will battle for everything. It is part of my nature.
"Nothing comes easy in this league, and you cannot give anything less than 100 per cent.
"If we want to move away from the bottom positions, we all have to work hard and then our quality will come through, I'm sure."
Paloschi's move to the Swans has seen him reunite with head coach Francesco Guidolin, for whom he played under while at Parma.

The pair have had to settle quickly into their new surroundings, and Paloschi has been impressed by both the quality of his team-mates and English football's top flight.
"We have a good team here and I'm sure we can move up the table under Mr Guidolin, who I know very well," added Paloschi, who started his career with AC Milan.
"The Premier League is the best in the world - clubs at the bottom can beat the ones at the top, so it is very competitive.
"Compared to Serie A, the pace and tactical approach is very different. Here, there is one counter attack after another, but in Italy there will be a counter attack and then both team reset.
"You don't get a second to rest in the Premier League, but that's good for us because we like to move the ball quickly and put teams under pressure."

Watch Alberto's interview in this week's latest episode of Swans In Focus by clicking HERE or by watching the video at the top of the page.