Date: 2nd March 2017 at 1:45pm
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A point at Hull last weekend kept Burnley well placed to stay in the Premier League but Andre Gray knows there’s still work to be done if the Clarets are to assure a place in the top flight.

Nine points is a healthy lead to have over the relegation spots with the trips to Swansea and Sunderland potentially crucial in the coming weeks. They could prove decisive in Burnley’s bid to stay in the Premier League.

Andre Gray told the Lancashire Telegraph.

‘We know that there`s a lot of work to do, it`s not over yet, we know that we`re still in that relegation battle so we`ve got to keep our heads down, keep working hard and hopefully it`ll go our way. We`re nearly in to the last 10 games now so we`ll keep plucking away. The results went for us (on Saturday) as well so we`ll just keep doing what we`re doing and I`m sure we`ll be fine.’

Looking back to the point at the KCOM Stadium – and ahead to those at Swansea and Sunderland – the Burnley striker went on to stay it’s important not to lose against those struggling.

‘It`s massive (to avoid defeat against rivals). We obviously want to win every game but we just need to stay unbeaten now. We`re in a great position and we`re playing all the teams around us so that`s going to be important.’

Also reflecting on the draw at Hull – meaning we’re still to win away from Turf Moor in the Premier League – Gray went on to say it was a good performance overall in a game we dominated.

The Clarets’ trip to the Liberty Stadium to face Swansea will fall into the same category as the Hull one for Gray – try to win but don’t lose.

‘It`s massive, especially when we`re playing the teams around us. It`s good to keep them out of touching distance. It was important not to lose at Hull, try to get the win but if not just don`t lose.’

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