Three Swansea City players who must improve, including Ki Sung-Yeung

Neil Taylor and Loftus-Cheek

Swansea City suffered their fourth straight league defeat on the weekend but which of the players have really let them down in recent outings?

Swansea City manager Bob BradleySwansea City manager Bob Bradley

Swansea CIty were narrowly defeated by a confident Arsenal side on the weekend despite scoring twice and the loss saw them drop into the bottom three.

New boss Bob Bradley has his work cut out at the Liberty Stadium and he'll need to get going very quickly to avoid getting caught in a relegation battle, if it's not already too late.

Following four straight league defeats, let's take a look at the three players who urgently need to up their game.

Neil Taylor

Swansea City's Neil Taylor is booked by referee Jonathan MossSwansea City's Neil Taylor is booked by referee Jonathan Moss

The Welsh international has been very poor of late and he'll know he needs to step up if he wants to keep his place in the side. Taylor looks all-to nervous in possession and looks out of place at times in an unsettled back four.

It won't have been much concern to Swansea, but Taylor also looked poor at times on international duty with wayward passes aplenty.

Taylor hasn't been the worst player on the pitch in recent outings but he's certainly going down as a player who needs to improve his game to keep his place in the side.

Ki Sung-Yeung

Swansea City's Ki Sung Yueng applauds the fans after the matchSwansea City's Ki Sung Yueng applauds the fans after the match

Ki hasn't featured too heavily this season but he looks way off the boil and another disappointing showing from the bench at the Emirates only added to concern.

The South Korean has made five substitute appearances and two starts but only averages 0.3 key passes a game and has only managed an average of 0.1 dribbles per game.

There's no doubt the former Celtic midfielder is a far better payer than he's currently showing and he needs to really work on his poor form if he wants to get anywhere near the starting XI.

Wayne Routledge

Swansea City's Wayne Routledge in action with Arsenal's Alex IwobiSwansea City's Wayne Routledge in action with Arsenal's Alex Iwobi

It just doesn't seem to be happening for Routledge at the moment and he'll be as frustrated with his performances as anyone else.

The pacey wide-man hasn't done an awful lot wrong but he's failed to offer Swansea as much as he should going forward.

The 31-year-old has always possessed the ability to beat any defender on his day but currently, he consistently gives the ball away and offers little going forward. Swansea need him to improve quickly.

Swansea City manager Bob BradleySwansea City manager Bob Bradley has a tough task ahead

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