The Royals secured promotion to the Premier League by winning the second-tier division last year, but find themselves rock bottom of the table and ten points adrift with just five games remaining.
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"These things take time, we are looking forward to challenge of changing the way we play and moving forward as a club," the Australian told the club's official website.
"We'll continue to work hard every day and I'm sure we will move forward. Every manager has their own philosophy - the manager wants to pass the ball and we're looking forward to adapting to it."
The 28-year-old refused to admit they have no chance of survival, but also indicated they can take heart from the campaign even if they do go down.
"We're still looking forward - whatever happens will happen," he added. "You want to take all the positives you can into next season," he added.
"It's good to be settled, we know what we're doing. The work's been great, everyone's been enjoying it, we've got structure to team and we're all looking forward to the next game."