Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Martinez Looking To Strengthen Squad

Martinez Looking To Strengthen Squad

Swansea City boss Roberto Martinez has said he will be making use of the January transfer window to strengthen his squad.

Martinez has lost Ferrie Bodde and Marcos Painter to season ending injuries, and the Spaniard has said he will look to bring in fresh faces.

However, Martinez has revealed that he is not able to afford the sort of player that he would ideally like to bring in.

He told BBC Sport:

'Players who can bring unpredictability in the last third cost a lot of money.'

'We can't really go and buy them, that's the situation.'

'I'm delighted with the squad,' said Martinez.

'I've got many other options that we can freshen things up and we need to find the solutions within the football club at the moment.'

'If we can, we will bring people in, or do it from within the squad.

'Obviously we've lost a few players long-term through injuries and we always work in a way that if we can improve the squad we will do that.'


Potential loan targets are rumoured to be Reading's Leroy Lita and Manchester United's Lee Martin.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Andy Morgan
Date:Tuesday December 30 2008
Time: 4:05PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

EFL Cup - League Cup Third Round Draw

The draw for the third round of the League Cup, re-branded the EFL Cup this season, has been made with us among those finding out who we will be coming up against.

EFL 3rd Round Draw: Manchester City (h)

Swansea City will host Manchester City in the EFL Cup 3rd round

Guidolin Says He Won't Risk Borja at Leicester

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin says he won't risk Borja Baston at Leicester City on Saturday

League Cup Ball Numbers Known (24/8/16)

With the second round ties now all but done and dusted, clubs have been allocated ball numbers for the League Cup third round draw later this evening.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be at Leicester City?
Suggested By:
Leicester win28%
Draw17%
Swansea win55%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
2 Man Utd 2 2 0 0 6 4
3 Hull City 2 2 0 0 6 3
4 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 6 2
5 Everton 2 1 1 0 4 1
6 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
7 Spurs 2 1 1 0 4 1
8 Burnley 2 1 0 1 3 1
9 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
10 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
11 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 3 -1
12 Swansea 2 1 0 1 3 -1
13 Arsenal 2 0 1 1 1 -1
14 Watford 2 0 1 1 1 -1
15 Leicester City 2 0 1 1 1 -1
16 Southampton 2 0 1 1 1 -2
17 Stoke 2 0 1 1 1 -3
18 Sunderland 2 0 0 2 0 -2
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 -2
20 AFC Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 0 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan18
2.Phil W8
3.Dennis Downing5
4.GThomas5
5.KevinE2
6.Woody1
7.bigboy1
8.Vital Swansea City1
9.John Jubal Murphy1