Date:Wednesday May 13 2009
Swansea City left winger Andrea Orlandi says he's still waiting to receive and sign a new contract offer from the club.
He told Wales Online that he's already had a meeting with manager Roberto Martinez who told him he'll be offering him a new contract, as his current one expires next month.
Andrea Orlandi sounds keen to sign a new contract, he said:
"I spoke to the gaffer on the Monday before I flew back to Barcelona and he said he would offer me a new contract,"
"He told me to wait for a few days and I`m still waiting.
"I can`t do anything until I hear back from the club. But hopefully it will all be sorted out soon because I love playing for Swansea.
"I`m not worried about it yet. But the longer it goes on, the more nervous you get.
"I still really want to stay. But I have to see what deal I am offered."
Since joining the club 2 years ago from Barcelona B, the 24 year-old has struggled to win a regular first team place and has made just 7 League appearances.
Orlandi that he hopes to stay and play more football so he can show his true potential:
"Roberto said that he still trusts me to do a job,"
"But he also said he doesn`t think I have played to 100 per cent of my ability yet.
"I know that is true, but it`s very difficult to hit top form when you play once and then sit out the next five games. I just haven`t had enough time on the pitch.
"I can`t argue with what the gaffer says because he is a great manager and I really respect him.
"But I do know that, if I had played more often, I would have shown that I am a much better player than the Swans fans have seen so far."
Date:Wednesday May 13 2009
1 In, 3 Out & Bony Stays on Deadline Day (Monday September 1 2014)
Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)
Slip or Not, There Was Only Going To Be 1 Winner (Saturday August 30 2014)
Stats: Swansea City v West Brom (Saturday August 30 2014)
Report - Swansea City 3-0 West Brom (Saturday August 30 2014)
Poll Results: Man of the Match (United & Burnley) (Thursday August 28 2014)
Ki 'Very Pleased' To Sign New 4-Year Deal (Thursday August 28 2014)
'Midfield Is Sorted' - Monk Wants 1 or 2 More (Thursday August 28 2014)
Capital One Cup 3rd Round Draw: Everton (h) (Wednesday August 27 2014)
Monk Full of Praise After Capital One Cup Win (Tuesday August 26 2014)
|3. Aston Villa||3||2||1||0||+2||7|
|4. Man City||3||2||0||1||+3||6|
|Hernandez Gets His Dream Move
» Man Utd : 02/09/2014 07:40:00
|So How Was It For You?
» Man Utd : 02/09/2014 07:34:00
|That Falcao Deal?
» Man Utd : 02/09/2014 07:33:00
» Chelsea : 02/09/2014 07:20:00
|Trio Depart on Loan!
» Chelsea : 02/09/2014 07:16:00