West Ham United’s Stewart Downing names Wilfried Bony and Gylfi Sigurdsson as key dangermen for Swansea City

Stewart Downing looks ahead to West Ham United’s Premier League clash against Swansea City on Sunday.

West Ham United midfielder Stewart Downing has highlighted two Swansea City players who will pose a threat to them.

The Hammers will host the Welsh outfit at the Boleyn Ground in the Premier League on Sunday.

Downing believes that Swansea stars Wilfried Bony and Gylfi Sigurdsson will pose the West Ham defence problems.

“We know it will be a tough game as Swansea have some quality players that we will need to look out for,” the 30-year-old wrote on West Ham’s official website.

“Wilfried Bony is a player we know we'll have to keep quiet while Gylfi Sigurdsson is another player I admire. We know we'll have to limit their time on the ball and if we do that we have a good chance of getting a result.”

Striker Bony and midfielder Sigurdsson, once at Tottenham Hotspur, both have been in great form and have been key to Swansea’s rise up to seventh in the Premier League table.

Bony has scored six goals and created 15 chances in 14 Premier League appearances, while having a 77% pass accuracy and a 49% shot accuracy.

Meanwhile, Sigurdsson has scored two goals and created 37 chances in 14 league matches, while having a pass accuracy of 86% and a shot accuracy of 56%.

The Swansea team as a whole have been superb so far this season, and West Ham cannot become complacent.

Although Sam Allardyce’s side will have the home advantage, the Swans do have the ability to pick up all three points from their trip to London.

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