Swansea, however, have picked up only three points since beating West Ham United 4-1 at the start of March and failed to win any of their last nine matches in all competitions. They are talented and dynamic and will punish their opposition if they make the smallest mistakes.
"They were emotion as a effect of winning this key game".
"It was hard season", Hughes told a news conference.
"It's a sad day obviously, but this season has been very hard for me".
Whilst the reverse fixture was a respectable 2-1 to the Manchester side, they have been totally ruthless all season and with no other competitions to prepare for, they could easily name a full-strength side and go out and romp the Saints this Sunday.
"This is the last game of the most incredible season and it's been a campaign that surpassed everyone's expectations".
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However, the poetry that the side that sacked Mark Hughes losing by so many it relegates his new side is too much to ignore.
"I have pushed my body through a lot, playing with injuries and injections and what have you over the years, and I think now is the right time".
"It's been unbelievable to see how he's stepped in on the first day to try and change things around, trying to be positive and trying to make us better".
"It will be hard to beat this next season but that is what the team need to do". Realistically it will be very, very hard, but we must fight until the last minute.
Spurs host Leicester City who have had a disappointing end to their season; the Hammers host Everton in what could be Wayne Rooney's final club game in England.