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Tremmel targets Euro progress

Gerhard Tremmel wants Swansea to book their place in the last 32 of the Europa League by claiming a positive result.

The Swans are all-but guaranteed to make their way into the knockout stage after taking in their final Group A fixture against St Gallen on Thursday.

Only a heavy defeat, coupled with a shock win for Kuban Krasnodar away at Valencia, will deny Michael Laudrup's troops.

Tremmel is, however, keen for the Premier League outfit to ensure that their fate remains squarely in their own hands.

The German goalkeeper, who is expected to line up in continental competition again in midweek, also feels that a victory on Swiss soil would allow the Swans to build 'momentum' heading forward at home and abroad.

He told the South Wales Evening Post: "Qualification is in our hands, and that's very important.

"Of course, it also depends on how Kuban do in Valencia, but we will only be concentrating on our match.

"We want to qualify for the next round by getting a good result in St Gallen.

"It won't be easy as it proved when we played them at the Liberty, but the whole squad is determined to go to Switzerland and get the result we need to get through.

"A positive result will give us a good feeling and a bit of momentum for the league game at Norwich on Sunday."