Brendan Rodgers suggests points tally for Swansea City

Former Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers has suggested an ambitious points tally for the current side.

Former Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers has told the South Wales Evening Post the sort of points tally he thinks the Swans can achieve this season.

The Swans are currently on 40 points, with plenty of time left to surpass their highest ever total for a Premier League season.

“They will get past 47 points – We (when Rodgers was in charge) got to 39 points by beating Fulham, and then we had a run of four defeats,” said Rodgers.

“I don’t think there’s any doubt that Swansea will set a new record this season.”

Garry Monk deserves a massive pat on the back for engineering an effective side and getting them playing a decent brand of attacking football.

The start of this season was superb, but slowly the side have fallen off of the pace and into mid-table.

Survival was always going to be the first aim for the club and the team now have a chance to push on to secure a position in the top eight.

Swansea’s style has been reinvented superbly by Monk to utilise the quality players the side have in all positions.

The challenge looking ahead to next season is going to be to add well and try to become a top six side, which creates a more reliable and consistent chance of European football.

A good springboard to set that up would be setting a new positive points tally.

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