The Swansea way might be on its way back and Carvalhal is doing it all with a smile on his face.
"We blocked [Burnley], we started creating problems and as you know during the game I was not happy because we wanted to win, we felt we really wanted to win which is why as a manager I can start to risk and put more players in attack".
"I like a joke and to relax people, but the motivation and atmosphere is about everyone being together when everything must be connected". The availability of both new signings comes at a key time for manager Carlos Carvalhal after Leroy Fer and Wilfried Bony picked up injuries likely to keep them both out for a lengthy period of time. "I don't think the amount of shot's they're taking has changed, they've just been more clinical".
And at his pre-Burnley press conference he prompted laughter when handing out traditional Portuguese pastries, known as Pasteis de Nata, to reporters.
Andre Marriner generally takes charge of high-profile fixtures, with two-thirds of his Premier League matches this season involving at least one of the big six teams. Now, we have started swimming and we can now go to the coast.
Dyche's side still don't win enough away games because they are low scoring, but you can nearly guarantee their defending will be better than Arsenal's slipshod efforts in Swansea's last home league game.
"We tried to move things", Carvalhal added.
Burnley had the better of the chances in a tight encounter in south Wales, with Ashley Barnes and Sam Vokes both going close for Sean Dyche's side before Ki struck late on to continue Swansea's remarkable revival.
In contrast, Burnley are winless in ten games in all competitions since mid-December.