The Spaniard has urged his players to be cautious even if they claim all three points ahead of his 150th Premier League game in charge of the Latics.
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"Being out of the bottom three on Tuesday night, that's not going to have a major say on where we end the season," he told reporters.
"I think what's important is that we get as close as we can to the 39-40 points, that's our target.
"If you win against Swansea and lose the next two games, you're not going to achieve the aim of staying in this league.
"It doesn't matter if you're out of the bottom three or not. I think what's important is that we carry on performing in the manner that we did against West Brom [where they won 3-2 on Saturday] and with that mentality and make sure we get as many of the nine points that are left.
"Wherever we are in the table when we go to play the final doesn't matter. It's an incredible number. One hundred and fifty games in the Barclays Premier League at Wigan, well, there are not many managers who have done it, put it that way!
"It's an incredible thing at 39 to have that honour and privilege. It's something to be very satisfied about but football is not about managers or landmarks, it's about reaching our aims in the league. I want to have more games in the Premier League next season with Wigan."