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"We are not really interested in selling anyone. “The only one (goalkeeper) that is available in the window is Rob Elliot."
"We saw last year we can cope with the intensity and the number of games - I am expecting something similar."
"It’s simple, (the aim is) to stay up.’ Enough ability to do so? ‘Yes, I think so."
"Compared to last season we are similar. The difference? You had more teams at the bottom. Now it’s less."
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"I don't want to talk about transfers. If I don't talk about it then you wont need to analyse every single word I say. I was talking to Lee Charnley (managing director) on Thursday about the transfer window, but I prefer not to talk too much now, that is it, it is my decision".
"The players know the reality. Maybe some of them think differently. But the squad, overall, they know that we have to do everything right to win games. They see each other in training."
"They know if we are focused like last season we can compete with other teams. As soon as someone thinks we are better than we are or start listening to pundits, then you struggle."
"My experience as a manager is getting the best from the players you have."