Swansea Rumors & News

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Swansea star Wayne Routledge set for SHOCK England call

    Daily Star "But Starsport understands the winger will not be joined by fellow Swansea stars Nathan Dyer and Jonjo Shelvey. Boss Roy Hodgson has the chance to experiment against Euro 2016 minnows San Marino at Wembley a week on Thursday before travelling to Estonia for another qualifier three days..." September 30

  • Swansea complete deal for Napoli defender Federico Fernandez

    Sky Sports "Swansea City have confirmed the signing Argentina defender Federico Fernandez on a four-year deal from Napoli for an undisclosed fee. The deal – which is subject to international clearance – was completed after Fernandez, 25, passed a medical on Monday. Fernandez, who will wear the number 33..." August 20

  • Chico Flores and Pablo Hernandez leave Swansea to join clubs in Qatar

    Sky Sports "Chico Flores and Pablo Hernandez have left Swansea to join clubs in Qatar for undisclosed fees, subject to international clearance. Defender Chico will link up with former Swans manager Michael Laudrup at defending champions Lekhwiya while Hernandez has joined Al-Arabi. Chico told the..." August 14

  • Swansea boss quashes Bony exit rumours while Liverpool lurk

    talkSport "Bony has been linked with potential moves to Liverpool and Tottenham during the transfer window, though – having pulled the plug on a deal for QPR's Loic Remy – the Reds are reportedly leading the race for the striker who netted 27 goals for club and country last season. Swansea chairman Huw..." August 03

  • Swansea sign Ecuador World Cup winger Jefferson Montero for undisclosed fee

    Daily Mirror "Swansea have confirmed their second signing in as many days by announcing the arrival of World Cup star Jefferson Montero for a reported £4million. The 24-year-old has signed a four-year contract at the Liberty Stadium, as he joins Gylfi Sigurdsson, who confirmed his return to the Welsh south..." July 24

  • Tottenham Hotspur close in on deal to sign Swansea City’s Ben Davies

    The Guardian "The Swansea City full-back Ben Davies is set to undergo a medical ahead of completing a move to Tottenham Hotspur, with Gylfi Sigurdsson potentially moving in the opposite direction. Davies has attracted interest from Spurs and Liverpool, with both clubs seeing the 21-year-old as a long-term..." July 20

  • Michu joins Napoli on season-long loan from Swansea

    The Guardian "Swansea have announced that Michu has joined Napoli on a season-long loan deal with the Italian club holding an option to make the transfer permanent. The 28-year-old, who arrived at the Liberty Stadium in July 2012 from Rayo Vallecano, completed a medical with Rafael Benítez’s side on Thursday..." July 18

  • Liverpool to go head to head with Tottenham to sign Swansea left-back Ben Davies

    Daily Star "Spurs reportedly agreed a £10m deal in principle for the left back yesterday - just a day after the Reds had an £8m bid rejected by the South Wales club. But Kop boss Brendan Rodgers is now prepared to make another offer as he looks to strengthen his defence. Rodgers is keen to get Davies,..." July 17

  • Swansea close to sealing £4million move for World Cup star Jefferson Montero

    Daily Mirror "Swansea are on the brink of signing World Cup star Jefferson Montero for £4million. The Ecuadorian winger was wanted by Premier League rivals West Ham and Southampton, but has agreed to join Garry Monk's side pending a medical, and will fly into London shortly to complete the formalities of his..." July 17

  • Ashley Williams leaves Swansea tour of USA due to family matter

    Daily Mail "Ashley Williams missed Swansea's opening pre-season match on their tour of the USA after the Premier League club's captain was forced to fly home. The defender recently put an end to talks linking him away from the Liberty Stadium with a move to Arsenal after he signed a new and improved..." July 17

  • Liverpool have £8m bid rejected for Swansea left-back Ben Davies

    Daily Mail "Swansea have turned down an £8million bid for Swansea left-back Ben Davies. The Wales international has become Brendan Rodgers' main target for that position as a deal for Sevilla's Alberto Moreno looks less and less likely. The Spanish club are after £18m for their player, but Liverpool are..." July 16

  • Tottenham ready to battle Liverpool for Wilfried Bony

    Daily Mail "Tottenham will not give up on Wilfried Bony without a fight. Sportsmail revealed Liverpool's interest in the Swansea striker following Barcelona's move for Luis Suarez and talks are ongoing. However, Tottenham are ready to offer £18million for the Ivory Coast international. They believe..." July 12

  • Battle on for Bony! Liverpool hijack Tottenham's move for Swansea striker

    talkSport "Liverpool have joined Tottenham in the race to sign Swansea striker Wilfried Bony. Spurs have had an £18million bid for the Ivory Coast star rejected by the Swans and the Reds are now ready to beat their Premier League rivals to his signature. talkSPORT understands Bony’s representatives are..." July 10

  • Swansea’s Spanish striker Michu set to join Napoli on season-long loan

    The Guardian "Napoli and Swansea City are in talks over the transfer of the Spanish striker Michu on a season-long loan. Michu has not travelled with Swansea to the United States for their pre-season tour. Bahia International, the company that represents Michu, confirmed on Wednesday that the clubs are in..." July 09

  • Swansea star Ben Davies will become Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino's first signing

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino will make Swansea left back Ben Davies his first signing after getting the green light to talk to him. Spurs have agreed a fee worth up to £8 million the Welsh club for Davies, who is heading for London to agree terms. Davies seems sure to make the White..." June 30

  • Bafetimbi Gomis agrees Swansea deal, Sky sources understand

    Sky Sports "Sky Sports sources understand that Swansea City have agreed a four-year deal to sign striker Bafetimbi Gomis on a free transfer. The 28-year-old, who was released by Lyon at the end of last season, is set to become Garry Monk’s second addition of the summer after already bringing in goalkeeper..." June 25

  • Napoli target shock swoop for Swansea star

    talkSport "Napoli are eyeing a surprise swoop for Swansea City striker Michu. Rafa Benitez, the Napoli manager, wants a forward to ease the burden on Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain next term and has set his sights on luring his Spanish compatriot Michu to the Stadio San Paolo. The 28-year-old, who..." June 23

  • Sunderland bid for Swansea defender Ashley Williams

    Sky Sports "The Wales centre-back has one year left on his contract at the Liberty Stadium, so Swansea might be tempted to cash in on him now rather than risk losing him for nothing next summer. Williams has been linked with a move to Queens Park Rangers but Sky sources understand that Sunderland boss Gus..." June 07

  • Sunderland Offer £4m for Swansea City Captain Ashley Williams

    Caught Off Side "The 29 year old has a year to run on his current contract and may be ready for a fresh challenge at the Stadium of Light. Gus Poyet is keen on bringing in the Welsh international and will offer £4m for Williams and offer Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins may elect to accept if the experienced..." June 06

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Lukasz Fabianksi joins Swansea on four-year deal after leaving Arsenal

    Daily Mirror "The Polish stopper - who will move to the Liberty Stadium on July 1 when his contract at Arsenal runs out - becomes the club's first signing of the summer Swansea have announced the signing of Lukasz Fabianski from Arsenal. The 29-year-old has signed a four-year-deal after rejecting a..." May 29

  • Arsenal ready to make £3million offer for Swansea City outcast Ashley Williams

    Metro "The Gunners have been long-term admirers of centre back Williams, and tried to bring him to the Emirates Stadium last summer. The Swans refused to sell, but in a dramatic twist, Williams has now turned down the offer of a new contract and asked for a move away. The news has alerted Arsenal,..." May 27

  • Swansea set to reject Arsenal and Liverpool interest in Michu

    The Express "Swansea boss Garry Monk has rejected speculation that striker Michu has been transfer listed. The Spain international netted 18 goals in his maiden season in the Premier League after signing from Rayo Vallecano in 2012, but a string of injuries limited him to just two last season. And the..." May 22

  • Liverpool set to raid Cardiff City and Swansea City in swoop for Caulker and Vorm

    South Wales Echo "Brendan Rodgers is keen on bolstering his Reds squad after guiding the Anfield club back into the Champions League and is looking at two of his former players. Liverpool are poised to step-up their pursuit of Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm – and are weighing up whether to move for Cardiff..." May 22

  • Sunderland's Jack Colback a transfer target for Swansea

    Daily Mirror "Swansea boss Garry Monk wants to snap up Sunderland’s out-of-contract midfielder Jack Colback. Monk wants to bring in more domestic signings in a major revamp of the squad left behind at the Swans by former boss Michael Laudrup. And Colback is keen to join them on a free transfer after..." May 21

  • Arsenal join transfer race for Wilfried Bony of Swansea

    Daily Mirror "Wilfried Bony is a target for Arsenal. The Ivory Coast international, 25, was impressive for Swansea during his first season in English football. He was signed for £12million from Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem last summer and made an immediate impact. He scored 25 goals for Swansea and his 16..." May 18

  • Swansea confirm Garry Monk as permanent manager

    Sky Sports "Garry Monk has been appointed permanent Swansea manager on a three-year contract. Monk was made interim player-manager in February following the sacking of Michael Laudrup and has since guided the club to four wins and three draws from 13 Premier League fixtures. The former captain, who..." May 07

  • In-form Swansea striker Wilfried Bony eyed by Borussia Dortmund for summer move

    Daily Mirror "Borussia Dortmund are considering a summer swoop for Swansea striker Wilfried Bony. The 25-year-old has been a smash hit for the Liberty Stadium outfit since his £12 million move from Vitesse Arnhem last summer, scoring 24 goals in 47 games. That red-hot form has sparked interest from a..." May 06

  • Swansea set to wrap up deal for Valenciennes forward

    talkSport "The 26-year-old is available on a free transfer this summer and is keen to try his luck in the Premier League. Swans interim boss Garry Monk expects to take the job on a full-time basis and is preparing to reshape the squad. And he has identified experienced forward Dossevi as a useful..." May 02

  • Newcastle eye transfer of Jonjo Shelvey after Swansea star's wonder-goal against Villa

    Daily Mirror "Alan Pardew is ready to bid for Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey – as he insists a top-10 finish is not “life or death” for his job prospects. Newcastle boss Pardew is making firm plans to revitalise his squad, and Shelvey – scorer of a Goal of the Season contender against Aston Villa on..." April 28

  • Swansea Premier League survival bid marred by 'scuffle’ in training

    The Telegraph "Swansea City’s fight to escape relegation from the Premier League has been overshadowed by claims that their players were engaged in a training-ground scuffle ahead of last Sunday’s home clash with Chelsea. A group of six players were understood to have taken part in the brawl last Wednesday..." April 15

  • Agent: Swansea captain Williams 'ready to talk' to Napoli

    Goal.com "Swansea City captain Ashley Williams is "ready to talk" if Napoli make an approach for his services, according to the player's agent. Reports in Italy this week suggested that Napoli coach Rafael Benitez was preparing to make an offer after being impressed by the defender during the Italian..." April 10

  • Williams keen on Arsenal move as Swansea captain looks for fresh challenge

    Daily Mail "Swansea face a fight to keep captain Ashley Williams, with the defender ready to quit the club this summer. The central defender has been a mainstay for the Welsh side since their promotion to the Barclays Premier League in 2011. But the Wales international is eager to leave. Williams has..." March 29

  • Ronald Koeman touted for Swansea job

    The Express "The Dutchman is set to leave Feyenoord at the end of the season and his agent, Guido Albers, has been in contact with the Welsh club. Garry Monk is in temporary charge following the sacking of Michael Laudrup but could make way for a more experienced man. " March 12

  • Swansea captain Ashley Williams a summer transfer target for Rafa Benitez's Napoli side

    Daily Mirror "Swansea skipper Ashley Williams is wanted by Napoli boss Rafa Benitez. Benitez was impressed with the £5million-rated Williams when Napoli played Swansea over two legs in the Europa League last month. Italian agents working on behalf of Napoli have been instructed to try to broker a deal to..." March 03

  • Swansea insist Michu's staying to dash transfer plans of Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala

    Daily Mirror "Garry Monk claims Swansea are not interested in cashing in on Michu. The Spaniard is a target for Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala, and Monk claims the Swans are under no pressure to sell their best players. Monk says Swansea have received no bid for the Spaniard, who has nearly recovered from..." February 24

  • Swansea's Michu eyed for transfer to Anzhi Makhachkala.. within the next 48 hours

    Daily Mirror "Swansea’s Spanish hitman Michu is wanted by Anzhi Makhachkala – before the Russian transfer window shuts on Monday night, writes Alan Nixon of the Sunday People. Michu is being offered a huge pay-day at crisis club Anzhi, who have crashed to the bottom of the Russian league after major cash..." February 23

  • Swansea eye Glenn Hoddle as manager after sacking Michael Laudrup

    Daily Mirror "Welsh side set to interview the former England boss this week as he seeks a return to the top-flight more than a decade after his last Premier League job. Glenn Hoddle is on Swansea’s managerial short-list to replace Michael Laudrup. Former England boss Hoddle is interested and is set to be..." February 06

  • Swansea sack Michael Laudrup

    talkSport "Swansea City have sacked Michael Laudrup. The Jacks have struggled this season and sit 11th in the Premier League with Saturday's 2-0 defeat at West Ham leaving them just two points above the relegation zone. Veteran defender Garry Monk was drafted in to work under the Danish boss and it..." February 04

  • Liverpool's Raheem Sterling a transfer target for Swansea as Reds chase Mohamed Salah

    Daily Mirror "Red-hot Raheem Sterling could be set for a loan move to Swansea once Liverpool land Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah. Swans manager Michael Laudrup is keen on the England starlet, 19, who has scored three times in his last seven appearances. League Cup holders Swansea are among a number of..." January 03

  • Goalie wanted for Swansea as Michel Vorm is set to undergo knee surgery

    The Express "Vorm requires knee surgery which will rule him out for several weeks. That will leave Swansea with only one senior goalkeeper – Gerhard Tremmel – as well as 18-year-old Slovenian rookie Gregor Zabret." December 10

  • Enrique first choice to replace under-fire AVB with Swans boss Laudrup Plan B

    Daily Mail "Former Roma coach Luis Enrique is the shock name in the frame at Tottenham if they decide to pull the trigger on Andre Villas-Boas. Enrique, now back in Spain with La Liga strugglers Celta Vigo, worked with Spurs director of football Franco Baldini in Rome. The former Barcelona B coach had..." November 28

  • Everton ramp up Diogo Viana chase as Swansea join hunt for Portuguese winger

    Daily Mirror "Everton have stepped up their interest in Portuguese midfielder Diogo Viana. MirrorSport revealed in August that Goodison boss Roberto Martinez was monitoring the ace. Viana has since continued his impressive form for high-flying Gil Vicente in the Portuguese Primeira Liga. And Everton..." November 20

  • Swansea hope to pip Cardiff to Thomas Ince signing in cut-price January move

    Daily Mirror "Swansea aim to beat south Wales rivals Cardiff to the signing of Tom Ince in January. The £8million-rated Blackpool winger is already an England Under-21 star and faced San Marino in Shrewsbury last night. Ince snubbed a switch to Premier League newboys Cardiff last summer, but Welsh..." November 20

  • Newcomer Vazquez keen to impress at Swansea

    Goal.com "The striker moved to the Liberty Stadium on a season-long loan deal on deadline day and is now hoping to impress in the Premier League after catching the eye at Euro 2013 Swansea City newcomer Alvaro Vazquez is eager to make his mark in the Premier League after joining from Getafe on..." September 04

  • Swansea agree deal for Alvaro Vazquez

    twentyfour7football "Swansea City have agreed a season-long loan deal for Alvaro Vazquez from Getafe. The 22-year-old striker will cost the Swans a £1 million loan fee. The former Spanish youth international will compete for a starting place against Wilfred Bony and Michu." September 02

  • Swansea City in reported bid for Spanish striker Alvaro Vazquez

    South Wales Evening Post "Swansea City have reportedly tabled a £2.5 million bid for Getafe striker Alvaro Vazquez. Michael Laudrup stated during pre-season that he did not want to sign any more Spaniards after recruiting three La Liga players - Jose Canas Jordi Amat and Alejandro Pozuelo - over the summer. But there..." August 28

  • Arsenal dealt blow in pursuit of Williams and Michu

    SportsVibe "Arsenal have been dealt a setback in their attempt to sign Swansea duo Michu and Ashley Williams it has been reported. The Daily Mail has reported that Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins has warned the Gunners that neither of his two players are for sale. Jenkins said “Nothing has changed...." August 21

  • Arsene Wenger sizes up £35m bid for Swansea pair

    London Evening Standard "Arsenal are weighing up a £35million double raid on Swansea for striker Michu and defender Ashley Williams as the club look to respond to mounting criticism over their lack of signings. Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to Aston Villa provoked an angry response from supporters who booed the team off..." August 20

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