Ross Wallace insists the Sheffield Wednesday squad are giving no thought to a top six finish despite their recent run of form.
Three consecutive league wins has succeeded in raising hopes that the Owls can be genuine contenders in the Championship this season.
But Wallace says discussion of a play-off push should not even begin until the New Year at the earliest.
“We have not been talking about the top six,” Wallace said. “It’s very early doors.
“We are just looking at, can we build on what we have done in the last four games?
“Maybe after Christmas, we can start looking at those things.
“But even then you don’t really know.
“When I was at Sunderland, we were right out of it. Then January-February time went on an unbelievable run and ended up winning the league.
“It’s very early days to say we are the race to achieve something.
“But it’s definitely something we want to achieve come the end of the season”
The 30-year-old remains confident there is still plenty more to come from the squad over the next few months.
He said: “I think we can achieve more – we have more in the tank to give – and we can play even better.
“The main thing is we are getting results.”