The Welsh side have enjoyed a hugely successful pre-season in which they won all of their seven friendlies as well as earning a place in the Europa League play-off with a 4-0 aggregate win over Malmo.
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"We've got a top-10 squad," the Welsh defender told the South Wales Evening Post.
"This is such a strong squad — I'd say it is up there in the top half of the Premier League because, if a man comes out, you can be comfortable with whoever comes in.
"We've probably got another XI, really. You saw in the two European games that Garry Monk didn't appear - and when has he ever let the club down when he's played?
"That shows how highly rated our team should be at the moment."