Sigurdsson - Players not manager to blame for poor Swansea form

Gylfi Sigurdsson
Gylfi Sigurdsson (right) is Swansea City's top scorer this season with four goals

Gylfi Sigurdsson says the Swansea City players are to blame for the club sinking to the bottom of the Premier League, not new manager Bob Bradley.

The midfielder was speaking after the 1-1 draw with Everton, a result that made that made it 11 league games without a win for the Swans.

Swansea have picked up just two points in five games since Bradley's arrival.

"All of the boys like the manager and the way he's training us is very good," Sigurdsson said.

"So it is down to us to perform and get the results.

"Having only six points is not down to the manager, it's down to us the players."

Bradley's appointment has been criticised by some because of his lack of experience of English football.

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Icelandic midfielder Sigurdsson, who scored his side's goal from the penalty spot at Goodison Park, says the Swansea players are responding to their new coach and believes their struggles last season will help as they again gear up for a relegation battle.

"He talks to us individually, talks to us man-to-man. He tells you straight if you are not doing it right. We owe him and we owe the club a few wins," he said.

"We just need one [win] to get the momentum going and that will happen sooner rather than later - we can use the experience of last year.

"We have plenty of time. We were in this position in January leading into February last season so the pressure was more, but we showed we could handle it.

"Personally I have felt for the last few weeks it is just around corner and it has not come yet, but hopefully this is the start and it is just around the corner."

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