Club legend Brian Stanton believes Huddersfield will survive in the Premier League again this season. The Terriers currently find themselves in the relegation zone following a three-match losing streak, while they have only won two of their 16 games in the top-flight so far this season.
A lack of goals has been Huddersfield’s main problem this term, as they are the lowest scorers in the division, with forwards Steve Mounie and Laurent Depoitre having failed to register a goal between them.
Despite those struggles, former winger Stanton, who enjoyed a seven-year playing career with Huddersfield, is confident the club has what it takes to ultimately preserve their top-flight status, although he expects the battle to go down to the wire.
“I’m optimistic about Town and I really do feel they’ve got what it takes to stay up,” Stanton told the Huddersfield Examiner.
“It’s going to be close and I know people will say I’m looking through things with blue and white-tinted glasses but I’ve seen enough to know they can climb the table.”
Stanton has pinpointed Alex Pritchard as someone who can play a key role in the survival battle, particularly given the news that Aaron Mooy will be sidelined until February with a knee injury.
He added: “Pritchard is one of those exciting players who get fans off their seats because people like him are always looking to make things happen. “He’s a gem because of the way he links up the midfield and attack and with his quick feet and the fact that he’s brave enough to have a go.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.