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Jaidi urges Birmingham teammates to stay strong

Radhi Jaidi has urged Birmingham City teammates to stay positive as they chase their first win of the season.

"I think the Premier League is a hard place to play," said the Tunisian centre-half, who spent a couple of seasons in the top flight with Bolton before joining Blues for £1million two summers ago.

"Every game gives you a different challenge, but always a hard challenge. It is new thing for us to try to get good results at this level.

"We gave a good reaction in our second game after Chelsea, when we were unlucky, and I felt against West Ham it was one mistake, one goal, that cost us.

"The Premier League is all about cutting out mistakes. You have to concentrate 100 per cent. You must try to get goals but make sure you do not do anything that hurts you.

"What is in our favour is that we have a good mentality in our team. We all try to do well in our positions. It is still early. We have 35 games left and hopefully we will do well in our next games.

"Results haven't gone for us so far but our confidence is still there. It has been a big jump for some of us to adapt to the Premier League. But this is where we want to be so we have to make sure we do what we have to do,"

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