Chelsea are also in the shake-up for the last place alongside Europe's elite.
But Ameobi said: "We've got no pressure on ourselves. We want to play in Europe. That's what we want - European football.
"People talk about the Champions League but let's focus on the next game and making sure we stay in a European spot.
"That's as far as we want to look.
"If we get more than that, great, but what want to do is secure European football."