Swansea City captain and centre-back Federico Fernandez insists his team need to get back to play possession football if they are to turn their poor Premier League form around. The Welsh side were promoted from the Championship in 2011 and have since been renowned for their confidence on the ball and their possession style of play. However, according to BBC, Fernandez believes the side are no longer comfortable on the ball and that's an issue they need to address quickly. Fernandez said: "I think in some moments we don't feel comfortable with the ball, we don't pass three or four times." He added: "That's hard because our style was always to keep the ball and find the space. When we're at home
Slaven Bilic knows the script. After every defeat comes a must-win game, a game which he will be told he cannot afford to lose if he wants to continue as West Ham United manager. Bilic simply cannot afford anything but a victory against Swansea City in West Ham’s final game before the international break to be sure of keeping his job.
Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers Nathaniel Chalobah will be forced to watch Watford from the sidelines over the next couple of months due to a knee injury. Watford revealed Tuesday that the midfielder will undergo knee surgery for an injury which occurred during a training session last week. Watford performance director Gavin Benjafield is hopeful Chabolah will be able to rejoin his teammates in training before the New Year. "Whilst we can’t put an exact timeline on his recovery, we are expecting to see him re-integrating into the squad well before the New Year," Benjafield said. It's a bitterly disappointing blow for both Chabolah and Watford, who paid £5.5 million to Chelsea to acquire