For those who assume preventing a relegation battle is annoying for gamers and managers, then spare a thought for his or her households. The pressure of disappointing outcomes week in, week out can simply translate into moodiness and anxiousness in personal lives.
However together with his mum sitting within the stands and brother Andre enjoying alongside him, Jordan Ayew took Swansea one other level nearer to a contented ending to the season.
It was the least they deserved for a dominant efficiency in opposition to Everton and the draw gave them a five-point cushion above Southampton in 18th.
‘We’re struggling and our households are struggling. We’re below stress and it’s not simple for anybody,’ admitted Ayew after scoring his 11th objective of the season. ‘My mum was right here at the moment, and about 9 household and associates. They’re at all times constructive they usually give us extra power to struggle. I’m actually comfortable as a result of my brother is on the market with me.’
Andre Ayew, who returned to Swansea from West Ham for £18million in January, has but to attain in his second spell.
Jordan, at 26 two years youthful than his brother, added: ‘OK, everybody has been disenchanted with the shortage of objectives. However in my first six months right here I scored, possibly, only one objective. The primary factor is, Andre is efficient and does properly for the staff. Immediately he was the most effective. We’re taking steps ahead and in just a few weeks we may have smiles on our faces.
‘We’ll at all times struggle and die for this membership, as a result of it has given me and my brother a lot.’
Swansea all the higher probabilities however fell behind to an unlucky Kyle Naughton personal objective moments earlier than half-time.
However Ayew’s crisp end with 19 minutes left took them a degree nearer to a stress-free finale.