Departing Bath scrum-half Michael Claassens says failure to end the season in the Premiership's top six places, and gaining qualification for next season's Heineken Cup, would constitute a failure.
Bath currently sit in sixth position in the table, but face a daunting final three games of the season against Harlequins, Leicester and Saracens.
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