Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Romain
Nuno Espirito Santo’s men started the 2018-19 campaign on a promising note but have yet to win a Premier League match since October 6 [vs. Crystal Palace].
The dip in form has left them 12th in the league table - with seven points adrift of the drop zone.
Wolves and other Premier League clubs face a busy festive period and the ex-Angers player has suggested how they can get the needed points in their next six league games scheduled for December.
“We started the season very well and we know all the teams have a hard period,"
“But now we have to stop this period because five or six games getting only one point it is not enough.
“We know in December it is very hard as we have a lot of games, so I think the coach needs all the players in this month because we have a lot of games, hard games actually, but we have to stay together, and all the players stay in the same way to get some points because we need it.
“Hopefully we start well, but we have to stay focused mentally and think about the fight to get some points. When we get some points, we are going to start to adjust to playing better, but the most important thing is to keep the clean sheet.
“We have to give everything on the pitch to get at least a point.”
Wolves welcome Chelsea to the Molineux Stadium on Wednesday and the Morocco international believes their impressive results against highly-rated Premier League clubs [draws against Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal] will inspire them against Maurizio Sarri’s side.
"I think it will be a hard game because this season they played well with the new coach Sarri and they have a lot of good players, but we don’t need to think about all the good players of Chelsea,” he added.
“It is a good test for us, but we have to stay together. I know maybe Chelsea get the ball for this game and we have to stay compact and think about points because we need points.
“To get points we have to play well, so it will be very hard, but I think we played well against the big teams
“It was very good because I was waiting for a long time since the beginning of the season,” he continued.
“I didn’t start one game, so I was waiting a very long time, so I appreciate my time on the pitch, but I would prefer it if we won the game.