"We'll keep fighting but there's a big week ahead"

3rd March 2019
First team

Graham Potter says Swansea City will keep fighting to be in the Championship play-off mix, but they cannot afford to look any further than Friday’s challenging trip to Norwich.

The 2-0 victory over Bolton at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday moved the Swans up to 13th in the table and closed the gap to the top six down to seven points with 12 games remaining.

But the Swans next three league games are away from home against teams above them in the table, namely leaders Norwich, West Brom and Nottingham Forest.

Which means there is little danger of the Swans boss, or his players, getting ahead of themselves, particularly with memories of their 4-1 defeat to the Canaries earlier in the season reasonably fresh in their minds.

And Potter believes Daniel Farke’s men are probably the best team in the Championship.

“I don’t think about what happens in May, I think about the next match and the next match is quite a tricky one away at Norwich,” he said.

“So we just focus 100 per cent on that, they are the best team in the league from what I have seen and we are not in a position to worry about anything other than that.

“We have got a big week coming up so we need to focus but I am pleased for the players because they have their little knocks and they respond.

“We are there, we are fighting. We will try our best every game and we will see.”