Swansea Rumors & News

  • Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce eyeing double Swansea swoop

    Daily Star "The Black Cats tried to sign Ayew in January only to be knocked back but will try again for the Ghanaian this summer. And manager Sam Allardyce is also keen on Gomis to bolster Sunderland’s attack. Allardyce is hoping to have a transfer budget of around £30m and is willing to spend around..." May 20

  • Swansea chase Junior Hoilett transfer and are also eyeing relegated duo Nathan Redmond and Andros Townsend

    Daily Mirror "Swansea are planning to make Junior Hoilett their first signing of the summer on a free transfer. Canadian international Hoilett is out of contract at Queens Park Rangers and the Championship club are happy to offload the winger, who is on £45,000 a week thanks to a deal signed when they were..." May 18

  • Arsenal plot shock £20m swoop for Swansea captain Ashley Williams

    The Express "ARSENAL are eyeing a surprise £20million summer swoop for Swansea and Wales skipper Ashley Williams. Even though the Welsh defender will be 32 in August manager Arsene Wenger sees him as the hard man and leader the Gunners need to toughen a defence which was virtually bullied out of the..." May 15

  • Foxes want Swansea star Gylfi Sigurdsson to bolster title defence

    The Sun "LEICESTER want Gylfi Sigurdsson to bolster their title defence next season. Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri is plotting a £15million move for Swansea’s goalscoring midfielder. Iceland star Siggy, 26, has been earmarked as a No10 by the new champs after netting nine times since the turn of the..." May 15

  • Brendan Rodgers close to Swansea City return as Guidolin is expected to leave at the end of the season

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers is closing in on a return to management at his former club Swansea. Rodgers left South Wales for three years at Liverpool but was fired in October and replaced by Jurgen Klopp. Swansea have made him their top target when Garry Monk was sacked in December and believe they have..." April 23

  • Swansea manager's job is Brendan Rodgers' if he wants it but former boss needs convincing to return

    Daily Mirror "Brendan Rodgers wants assurances about his budget before taking the Swansea job. Former Liverpool boss Rodgers is in line to make a sensational return to the Swans after being targeted as the Welsh club’s first choice to be their next boss. Rodgers is in pole position and the Swansea players..." April 21

  • Swansea manager's job is Brendan Rodgers' if he wants it but former boss needs convincing to return

    Daily Mirror "Brendan Rodgers wants assurances about his budget before taking the Swansea job. Former Liverpool boss Rodgers is in line to make a sensational return to the Swans after being targeted as the Welsh club’s first choice to be their next boss. Rodgers is in pole position and the Swansea players..." April 21

  • Swansea City’s owners to make huge profit with sale to US investors

    The Guardian "The owners of Swansea City, whose partnership with the supporters trust has long been hailed as ideal for a British football club, are set to make millions by selling their shares to American investors. The deal, signed in principle by the chairman, Huw Jenkins, values Swansea at around £100m,..." April 20

  • Swansea City will try to bring back Brendan Rodgers

    The Telegraph "Swansea City will make a renewed attempt to lure back Brendan Rodgers as the club edge towards a takeover worth a potential £140million. Rodgers, the former Liverpool manager, has already been targeted for a potential return to the Liberty Stadium and Swansea are set to step up their interest..." April 11

  • Premier League players 'underperform because of worries over poker losses on team bus'

    The Telegraph "Premier League players are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from poker games on the team coach or at hotels before matches, according to new research. Top footballers are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British..." April 07

  • Report: Brendan Rodgers could return to Swansea next season

    Pro Soccer Talk "After losing his job with Liverpool back in October, Brendan Rodgers is reportedly closing in on a return to one of his former clubs. According to the Sunday Express, the 43-year old manager is a lead candidate to take over with Swansea City, who currently has Francesco Guidolin in-charge of..." March 27

  • Chris Coleman in demand as Swansea and Aston Villa circle

    The Sun "Coleman’s talks with the FA of Wales chiefs have broken down and opened the door for him to leave after Euro 2016. And Premier League strugglers Swansea, poised to part company with boss Francesco Guidolin at the end of the season, are poised to make a move. Rock-bottom Aston Villa, set for..." March 22

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Leicester set to hijack Swansea's move for striker Dwight Gayle as Claudio Ranieri prepares £7m offer

    Daily Mail "Leicester are set to hijack Swansea's move for Dwight Gayle. The Foxes are waiting for clarification on a hamstring injury the striker sustained in training ahead of Saturday's win over Stoke. But Claudio Ranieri is preparing a £7million offer for Gayle ahead of Monday night's transfer..." February 01

  • Swansea consider Dwight Gayle transfer with Crystal Palace willing to sell forward

    Daily Mirror "Crystal Palace have named their price for Dwight Gayle as Swansea's striker search turned to the 25-year-old. The Welsh club are desperate to reinforce their forward line as they push for Premier League survival after a disappointing campaign and enquired about Gayle, who is available and is..." January 28

  • Swansea close to snapping up former star from Napoli

    The Express "Napoli midfielder De Guzman, 28, spent two seasons on loan at Swansea but turned down a permanent move in favour of a switch to Serie A. The Dutch international has fallen out of favour under manager Maurizio Sarri, however, and has not made a single appearance for Napoli this season. De..." January 27

  • Black Cats step up pursuit of Swansea striker Andre Ayew

    talkSport "Sunderland are upping their bid to sign Swansea striker Andre Ayew before the January window slams shut next Monday. Sam Allardyce is desperate to bolster his squad for the fight against relegation and sees the Ghana international as the perfect man to lead their great escape. The Black Cats..." January 27

  • Sunderland offer Fabio Borini and £10m to sign Swansea's Andre Ayew

    Daily Mail "Sunderland are expected to tell Fabio Borini he has no future at the club as they push to sign Andre Ayew. Sunderland have offered Borini plus £10million to Swansea in their bid for Ghana captain Ayew, yet Borini has told Sunderland he is happy at the club and in no rush to leave. Borini has..." January 26

  • Swansea City contact Liverpool about possibility of midfielder Joe Allen returning

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have been contacted by Swansea about the possibility of Joe Allen returning to the Liberty Stadium, WalesOnline report. But Jurgen Klopp has ruled out the midfielder rejoining the Welsh club this month. Allen built his reputation at Swansea before being taken to Anfield by former..." January 20

  • Aston Villa winger Scott Sinclair closing in on return to Swansea in £2million deal

    Daily Mirror "Scott Sinclair is ready to quit basement club Aston Villa to rejoin Swansea - just eight months after moving to Villa on a permanent deal. Versatile attacker Sinclair, 26, has lost his first team place since the arrival of Remi Garde as manager in November. And the star is wanted back in..." January 19

  • Premier League lion to be removed from logo in imminent rebrand

    The Telegraph "The Premier League is set to drop its longstanding lion-based logo this summer, with a rebrand imminent ahead of the league's first season without a title sponsor since 1993. The crowned lion has been a prominent feature of the Premier League product since its inception in the 1992-93 season,..." January 14

  • Jonjo Shelvey completes £12million transfer to Newcastle from Swansea

    Daily Mail "Newcastle have completed the £12million signing of Swansea and England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. Sportsmail revealed in November that the 23-year-old was top of the list of players manager Steve McClaren recommended the club pursue in January. And Shelvey arrived on Tyneside on Tuesday to..." January 13

  • Newcastle are 'very interested' in signing Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey

    Sky Sports "Sky Sports News HQ reported last week that Steve McClaren's side were keen on signing the 23-year-old England international. Several English newspapers have previously reported that the player could cost Newcastle around £10m. Shelvey has struggled to earn a place in the Swans' first team..." January 11

  • Napoli reject £14.1m Swansea bid for Italy forward Manolo Gabbiadini

    The Guardian "Napoli have rejected a £14.1m (€19m) bid from Swansea for Manolo Gabbiadini. The Premier League club are desperate to bolster their forward line but the Serie A side are holding out for £16m for the Italy international. Swansea are two points above the relegation zone and have scored only 17..." January 07

  • Alan Curtis to remain in charge of Swansea City

    Pro Soccer Talk "Alan Curtis will remain in charge of Swansea City until the end of the 2015-16 Premier League season. The long-time assistant coach of the Swans was placed in caretaker charge in December following the firing of Garry Monk and in his five games in charge they have won once, drawn twice and lost..." January 07

  • Crystal Palace set to bid for Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey

    The Telegraph "Alan Pardew is poised to offer Jonjo Shelvey an escape route out of Swansea City by bidding to take him to Crystal Palace this month. But Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins wants around £10million for Shelvey, even though he was left out of the matchday squad for the trip to Manchester..." January 05

  • Swansea ready to ditch Bafetimbi Gomis for £6.5m

    Daily Mail "Swansea City will consider offloading Bafetimbi Gomis to the Middle East next month ahead of a squad overhaul in the summer. The Frenchman is believed to be a £6.5million target for Lekhwiya, with the Qatari club deliberating over an offer of £60,000-a-week to land the striker. Swansea are..." December 30

  • Swansea make loan bid for Chelsea striker Loic Remy, with Crystal Palace and Newcastle also interested

    Daily Mirror "Swansea have made a loan bid for Chelsea striker Loic Remy. The Welsh club have renewed their interest after being knocked back during the summer. Despite being managerless following the sacking of Garry Monk last week, the Swans have offered a £1million loan fee and are prepared to cover..." December 19

  • Jonjo Shelvey set to spark January transfer scramble

    The Sun "JONJO SHELVEY will be the centre of a January transfer scramble after a sensational bust-up with Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins. SunSport can reveal the England midfielder is set to leave the Liberty Stadium after the club’s owner questioned his commitment to the club. Boss Garry Monk lost his..." December 19

  • Marcelo Bielsa the new favourite to be next Swansea boss as Huw Jenkins begins interviews

    The Express "The Swansea chairman has found himself inundated with interest in the Liberty Stadium vacancy following last week's sacking of Garry Monk, and former Argentina coach Bielsa is now the odds-on favourite. Jenkins, 52, had hoped to appoint a new boss early this week, but there is a suggestion..." December 15

  • Brendan Rodgers has lined up 'bigger' jobs than Swansea

    BBC "Journalist Neil Ashton believes Brendan Rodgers has lined up bigger jobs than the current vacancy at Swansea. Former Liverpool manager Rodgers, 42, was in charge when the Swans were promoted to the Premier League in 2011 and Ashton believes he would not want to return to Wales, saying: "Why..." December 10

  • Swansea City 'interested in Avram Grant' as next manager

    Sky Sports "Swansea are interested in Avram Grant to replace Garry Monk as manager, Sky sources understand. Monk was sacked on Wednesday following a poor run of form that leaves the club 15th in the Premier League, one point above the relegation zone. City also parted company with Monk's backroom staff..." December 10

  • Swansea City 'reluctantly' fires manager Garry Monk

    The Score "Garry Monk's time at Swansea City has come to an end. In the midst of an atrocious season that has the Swans one point above the relegation zone, the club finally confirmed what's been rumoured in recent weeks, firing the bench boss Wednesday. Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins, who's watched his..." December 09

  • Garry Monk’s Swansea job hangs by a thread after talks with chairman

    The Guardian "It remains a question of when and not if Garry Monk loses his job as Swansea City manager on the back of a dismal run of results that has left the club one point above the relegation zone, yet it is possible that the silence at the Liberty Stadium will continue for another 24 hours because Huw..." December 08

  • Swansea City to sack Garry Monk in next 48 hours

    The Telegraph "Garry Monk is poised to leave Swansea City in the next 48 hours and become the fourth Premier League casualty of the season. His spell as Swansea manager will come to an end after talks with the club’s board, following their 3-0 home defeat by Leicester City on Saturday. Swansea will have to..." December 08

  • Swansea boss Garry Monk set for axe...but he’ll receive £3million for getting the boot

    The Sun "The Welsh club want former boss Brendan Rodgers to take the reins at the Liberty. They have lost faith in Monk following a dismal run of one win in 11 league games. Last night Swans chairman Huw Jenkins was locked in talks with the 36-year-old over his compensation package. Monk’s assistant..." December 08

  • Swansea open talks with David Moyes as axe looms for Garry Monk with club two points above drop zone

    Daily Mirror "Swansea have opened talks with David Moyes about taking over from Garry Monk. Monk is a dead man walking at the Liberty Stadium after Saturday's crushing home defeat to Leicester and chairman Huw Jenkins wants Moyes to replace him. It is understood Jenkins has begun the process by holding..." December 07

  • Brendan Rodgers being lined-up to replace under-fire Swansea boss Garry Monk

    The Sun "The Welsh club are expected to make a call on Monk’s future this week after a wretched run of form of just one win from their last 11 league games. Swansea’s dismal 3-0 defeat against Leicester on Saturday leaves them just one point above the relegation zone. Former boss Rodgers is one of..." December 07

  • Swansea boss Garry Monk calls reports he missed training 'farcical'

    Sky Sports "Swansea manager Garry Monk has dismissed reports he missed training as "farcical" and claims they are designed to unsettle his struggling team. Reports in the national press on Wednesday claimed the 36-year-old was not present at training due to personal reasons and that his job is under review..." October 22

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • Swansea target transfer of Leeds' Sam Byram for £8million in the January window

    Daily Mirror "Sam Byram has been lined up for an £8million switch from Leeds to Swansea in the January transfer window. Wide-man Byram is Swans boss Garry Monk's top target after snubbing the offer of a new deal at the Championship club. Southampton have already had one bid for Byram rejected by the..." September 18

  • Everton, Aston Villa, Swansea and Leicester set to battle it out for £5m-rated winger

    The Express "The 28-year-old has less than a year remaining on his contract - with the Daily Mirror reporting the two sides could bid for the £5m-rated player in January. Leicester City and Swansea have also been linked with a move for the midfielder who has made 137 appearances for the the club in all..." September 15

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • One-time Swansea hero Michu set for return to La Liga after flop Napoli loan spell

    Daily Star "Swansea are ready to part company with the 29-year-old after his nightmare loan spell at Serie A side Napoli last season. Just two summers ago, the forward had been valued at £30million after scoring 22 goals in his debut season at the Liberty Stadium. But a recurring ankle problem has seen..." July 14

  • Swansea to offload Michu for just £4m

    Daily Star "The 29-year-old forward spent last season on loan at Napoli. But any thoughts of completing an £8million switch to the Serie A side quickly vanished as a recurrence of an ankle injury limited Michu to just five goalless appearances. The former Rayo Vallecano man has two years remaining on..." June 23

  • Loic Remy chase hots up as Swansea join Crystal Palace and Southampton in pursuit

    Daily Mirror "Swansea want Chelsea striker Loic Remy. Former Queens Park Rangers and Newcastle marksman Remy, has just clinched the title with the Stamford Bridge club, but is keen to play more regularly than he did in his debut season at the Blues. Crystal Palace have already expressed an interest in the..." June 08

  • Swansea's Ashley Williams admits he was RELIEVED to miss out on Europa League spot

    Daily Mirror "Ashley Williams has admitted he is happy Swansea missed out on the Europa League. Williams reckons Premier League clubs "suffer" whenever they get into Europe and have to play on a Thursday night. Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton are now chasing the Europa League places but the..." May 19

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

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