Scott Sinclair accepts blame for misfiring Swansea start

Scott Sinclair fails to make the most of an opening against Wigan Athletic
Scott Sinclair was Swansea's top scorer last season in the Championship

Swansea City winger Scott Sinclair says he needs to help take the goal-scoring burden off Danny Graham's shoulders.

The pressure is mounting on record-signing Graham as Swansea continue to wait for their first goal after four Premier League games.

"I've been disappointed with myself because I'm yet to score after getting 27 goals last season," Sinclair told the Swansea City website.

"But I've hit the crossbar twice and I'm getting closer."

Graham's goal drought continued at Arsenal last Saturday when the £3.5m summer acquisition was frustrated by a stunning Wojciech Szczesny save, before spurning a late chance to grab a draw.

In the previous game against Sunderland, the striker headed wide from 12 yards with the goal at his mercy.

"Danny has gone very close too, and once he gets a goal he'll score plenty more because he is a quality player," added Sinclair.

"But I look around the team and I see goals - not just from Danny, myself, Leroy [Lita], Nathan [Dyer] and [Stephen] Dobbie, but from the back and midfield too.

"We don't just look at the forward players and say 'it's your job to score' because it's not.

"We defend as a team and attack as a team - everyone has to chip in."

West Bromwich Albion are the visitors to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

Roy Hodgson's team will arrive on the back of their first win of the season, a 1-0 away win against another newly-promoted team, Norwich City.

Captain and midfielder Chris Brunt is rated 50-50 after picking up a knee injury in training on Monday, while defender Gabriel Tamas starts his three-match ban for elbowing Norwich's James Vaughan

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