“It was a tough afternoon last week, but it’s in the past,” he said. “Our team showed that they had forgotten what happened last Saturday, which was very important. “We wanted three points and we have our third win away in the Premier League, which is very difficult for a team like Watford. “We started
The win has ensured the Hornets made it three top-flight away wins in a row for the first time in their history, while Swansea have now lost three home games on the spin.
Watford hit the front with the first decent chance of the game on 13 minutes. The returning Wilfried Bony squandered possession
Wilfried Bony could start his first Premier League game for Swansea since rejoining the club from Manchester City last month. Ki Sung-yeung isn’t yet ready after returning from a knee injury. Nathan Dyer and Kyle Bartley both remain out. Kiko Femenia could return for Watford after suffering concussion. Centre-back Miguel Britos is suspended following his
The Super Eagles are on the verge of qualification for Russia 2018 but face a tug of war with England for the Swansea striker. And Okocha, who starred in two World Cups and won Olympic gold for Nigeria, believes Abraham, 19, should snub Gareth Southgate. The former Bolton playmaker said: “We would love Tammy to
In their last home game they were undone by a goal from a corner by Newcastle’s Jamaal Lascelles that put the spotlight on their zonal marking system. But it’s at the other end of the pitch which is more a concern for Swans boss Clement. Swansea have not scored in four of their five league
The Hornets were found wanting when they hosted the Citizens last weekend, losing 6-0 after Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick.
Despite City’s superior quality, the result did come as a surprise, considering Watford’s cracking start to the season. Marco Silva’s men went into the game unbeaten in the league but they must now regroup
Portugal international Sanches has made a mixed start to life in South Wales following his loan move from Bayern Munich and finds his place under pressure from fellow summer arrival Roque Mesa.
Mesa produced an excellent showing in the League Cup win at Reading and Clement has indicated he could reward the Spaniard with
Reports on Thursday suggested the Nigeria Football Federation is hopeful of persuading the England Under-21 international, who qualifies for the African nation through his father, to switch countries.
But the Swansea striker, on loan from Chelsea, is adamant England are the country for him.
In a statement, Abraham said: “Contrary to reports in
The on-loan Swansea striker is believed to be weighing up an approach from the Super Eagles over switching his allegiances. London-born Abraham is an England Under-21 regular but can still be poached as he has yet to win a Three Lions cap. But Swansea chief Paul Clement said: “From my point of view I hope
The 45-year-old took over at the Liberty Stadium around the turn of the year and, after spending well in January, managed to engineer what at one stage appeared an unlikely escape from relegation.
Clement was again active in the market over the summer and has overseen a solid but unspectacular start to the campaign,