Last Updated: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:44
Michael Laudrup is refusing to predict what kind of season Swansea will have until they have reached the halfway point on Boxing Day.
The Swans continue to shine under the leadership of the Dane and Saturday's 2-1 win at Newcastle moved them on to 16 points, three more than they had this time last year when Brendan Rodgers was in charge.
Swansea put in arguably their best performance under Laudrup at St James' Park and the victory would have been a lot more comfortable had they not squandered a number of chances.
Nonetheless Swansea are on course for another good season but Laudrup will not say how good until the Reading game at the Madejski Stadium is out of the way.
"I don't know," he revealed when quizzed over where Swansea will finish the season. "You are still asking me the same question but, as I told you the other week, and the one before that and the one before that, I cannot come out after every game and say the balance is like this or like that.
"I prefer to wait until we get halfway through the season. When we have played 19 league games we can see how many points we have and say what our realistic aims can be for the rest of the season.
"On Boxing Day, we can talk."
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