hypervenom phontam Bradley, who is still searching for his first
win after taking over the managerial reins last month, dismissed talk of crisis
ahead of Saturday's league visit to Everton.
But the former United States manager accepts that Swansea have to improve
quickly to climb out of trouble.
"It is 11 (league) games, for me four," said Bradley, who has taken only one
point so far during his time at the Liberty Stadium.
"We certainly understand we are in an important stretch, we need results and
a confidence boost. So we are not glossing over anything that is for sure.
v black uk "But I would not say crisis. I just think we have to be
strong, we have to understand that it's not just about one part of football.
"We have got to be better in many ways. For me right now it's about the
recognition of key moments and making plays that matter.
obra cheap "I've used the word 'intensity', and I still look at us
at times and feel like we can be in a good position.
"But then when those moments arise I'm not always sure we recognise them and
we have the kind of strong reaction and intensity that we need."
Ki admitted Swansea were "feeling much pressure" as they attempt to bridge
the six-point gap between themselves and West Ham in 17th position.
And Ki said Bradley is "trying to figure out the team and players" after
succeeding the sacked Francesco Guidolin at the start of October.
"I understand supporters feeling their passion, their emotion, their
disappointment with where we stand at the moment," Bradley said.
superfly v black "That part I absolutely get. But then I have to
have an ability with the players when they show up every day to basically
"I challenge them to understand that you don't get out of these tough spots
in football if you don't have enough real guys.
"These guys have to say 'okay, we have put ourselves in this bad spot and now
this is not going to be the end of us'.
legend v "Would I rather that Ki or anybody speaks in a strong way
at this time and says 'we're committed, we understand the spot we created, a bad
situation for ourselves, and we are going to change it around?'
"Yes, I would rather them speak that way, but you get a player in a different
moment. He says whatever.
"My job is to look them in the eye every day and figure out the right message
and right training and how we are going to fight our way out of that