But it appears new Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal is determined to remain in the good books of reporters covering his side.
The former Sheffield Wednesday manager was appointed as successor to Paul Clement after the team lost 5-0 to Liverpool on December 26th, and has overseen a dramatic upswing in results as the team have put space between themselves and the bottom three.
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Carvalhal is an engaging character whose descriptions of his January transfer targets - "I will look to the lobsters and sea bass, but if not we must buy sardines" - or likening beating Liverpool to "stopping a Formula 1 vehicle in London traffic" have caused enormous reactions on social media.
"We were the last team and five points away from safety, but in this moment we are not under the water".
"Before we were in the deep of the ocean, we only saw fishes, stones and a lot of black things, but we can look to the coast now".
"They are completely integrated into the team already and they can be involved for the first time this weekend". "But we must continue to swim to reach the coastline". "It was good the first season I went there", the 28-year-old said.
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Both players arrived at the Welsh outfit last month, but Ayew's hamstring injury has kept him out of action, while loanee King was unable to play against his parent club Leicester City last weekend. It was a hard game, we knew it would be.
"But when we have to get down to business he becomes very serious".
"We put all the meat in the barbecue, all the meat inside the grill, because we wish a lot to win the game, I am very happy because that created a big impact".
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