​Daniel Farke has revealed Norwich will stay focused should they beat Watford in the Premier League on Friday, joking that the squad won't be opening bottles of champagne if they start the weekend with a win.

The Premier League's two struggling sides clash at Carrow Road, with both teams desperate for victory. Watford, without a win so far this season, could leapfrog the hosts should they take advantage of Norwich's poor form.

The home side are four points from safety, and after a promising start to the season have lost their way. Given the circumstances, Farke insists his side will not get carried away should they emerge victorious against their relegation rivals.

Daniel Farke

Speaking as quoted by ​Sky Sports, Farke said: "When you have a dry spell with several games without a win, it is normal that every player is not overly happy. It's not like we're going to be dancing on the tables or opening bottles of champagne.

"It's an important game for both teams because both want to be over the line. We are not happy with the position we are in at the moment but we were realistic before the season started, we knew it would be tough.

"There are no replacements for wins, only they can bring confidence back.

"I don't like vanity in the dressing room. We have to stick together, be one unit and be honest with each other."

Teemu Pukki

Teemu Pukki, ​Norwich's star man in the earlier stages of this season and the key behind the Canaries' promotion last term, has failed to score since Farke's side shockingly beat champions ​Manchester City in September.

The Finland international's loss of form has correlated directly to Norwich's landslide into the relegation zone. A dry spell can have mental effects on a striker, and Farke weighed in on the situation.

He said: "His mood hasn't changed. Teemu is so experienced and such a calm guy.

"We need to have the mentality of a hoover seller. Sometimes you have to ring many doors in order to sell one.


"This is what a striker has to have and I'm pleased with Teemu's behaviour at the moment."

Should Norwich beat ​Watford, they would have to rely on other results in order to keep up with the pack. Either way, both teams will see this clash as an opportunity to get one over their relegation rivals.