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Five Swansea City players too good for the Championship.

Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates scoring their first goal

Swansea City look set to be locked in a two-way battle with Hull City to avoid relegation this season.

Watford and Swansea players shake hands before the matchWatford and Swansea players shake hands before the match

Swansea City look set for a scrapping end to the season as they are two points adrift of Hull City and safety with five games remaining.

Paul Clement’s side face a difficult run of games in their bid for survival, facing Stoke City, Manchester United and Everton in the coming weeks.

With relegation looming large for the Swans, we look at five players who would be too good to play in the Championship.

Gylfi Sigurdsson - Midfielder

Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson in action with Watford's Adrian MariappaSwansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson in action with Watford's Adrian Mariappa

Gylfi Sigurdsson has so often been the saviour for Swansea in his time at the Liberty Stadium, and this season is no different.

The 27-year-old Iceland international is the second highest scorer for Swansea this season with nine goals, as well as providing the most assists with 11; nine ahead of any other player.

Fernando Llorente - Forward

Swansea City's Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring their fifth goalSwansea City's Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring their fifth goal

Spanish forward Fernando Llorente made a name for himself at Athletic Bilbao, and following spells at Juventus and Sevilla, joined Swansea in the summer.

After a slow start to his time with the club, the target man is now the Welsh sides’ biggest threat and one of their key players in their hope to stave off relegation, having scored 11 goals in his 28 league appearances this season.

Lukasz Fabianski - Goalkeeper

Swansea City's Lukasz FabianskiSwansea City's Lukasz Fabianski

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has proven to be a good signing following a tough time at the Emirates, making the joint-third highest saves in the Premier League so far this season with 103.

The Poland-international has been one of Swansea’s better performers in their bid to avoid relegation and has certainly stated his case for being a keeper worthy of top-flight status.

Borja Baston - Forward

Swansea City's Borja Baston celebrates scoring their second goalSwansea City's Borja Baston celebrates scoring their second goal

Borja Baston, Swansea’s record signing, has struggled to find his feet in the Premier League this season, although has improved his form in recent games as the Swans start to scrap for points.

Although he has yet to show his best for the Welsh side, his proven goal scoring and ability during his time in La Liga would be enough to keep a player of his quality away from lower league football.

Alfie Mawson – Defender

Swansea City's Alfie Mawson in action with West Ham United's Michail AntonioSwansea City's Alfie Mawson in action with West Ham United's Michail Antonio

Alfie Mawson was signed in the summer by the Swansea and has been a regular starter under Paul Clement, playing the full 90 minutes in the Swans’ last 19 league games.

Although it was his mistake that lead to Watford’s winning goal, he was a solid performer throughout and at the age of 23 could be a regular Premier League feature for years to come.

The pressure is on Paul Clement and his Swansea team to escape trouble, and it could fall to the players mentioned above to save their season.

Swansea City manager Paul ClementSwansea City manager Paul Clement

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