Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Transfer Gossip - Lopez In? Bodde Out?

Transfer Gossip - Lopez In? Bodde Out?

Reports have emerged today suggesting that Swansea City are set to unveil our first signing since the arrival of new Paulo Sousa, while the transfer saga involving Ferrie Bodde continues.

The Evening Post believe that the Swans are ready to unveil Jordi Lopez as our new signing, but there are completely different stories on where Ferrie Bodde's future lies.

Some sources are saying there's been no developments because Bolton have yet to meet our valuation of the player, while others say the Dutch midfielder is close to joining the Reebok Stadium club.

Who knows what exactly is going on regarding Bodde and a possible move to Bolton, but it's becoming increasingly likely that he's certain to leave Swansea City in this transfer window or the next.

Gary Megson says he is very close to completing the signings of 3 players, and one of them could well be Bodde.

"We are really close to getting three transfers sorted, and we need them, because this squad is nowhere near strong enough,"

"Phil Gartside (Bolton chairman) has got a list of players who I feel would strengthen us, and there are also the names of players who we would allow to leave the club, but we have got to get a lot busier if that is to happen."
the Bolton boss said.

Lopez could be lined up as Ferrie's replacement, a defensive midfielder who's particularly good at passing and set pieces.

The Spaniard has already held talks with Paulo Sousa and Huw Jenkins and a move is expected if he's happy with what contract we offer him.



Bookmark and Share

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



For the very latest Championship odds

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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday July 14 2009
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
I hope we do sign Lopez, Bodde leaving doesn't bother me, wrong attitude and lack of commitment to the Swans
GThomas
14/07/2009 13:00:00
0
hope lopez joins but also hope bodde stays.
james,jackarmy
14/07/2009 14:27:00
0
Yeah I'm in the hope he stays too.
OriginalXOR
14/07/2009 14:56:00
0
Played well without Bodde most of the season, so it shows he wasn't the heartbeat of Swansea, Lopez can do the same job and with a better attitude, bring it on
cyjax
14/07/2009 16:15:00
0
Correct cyjax, no big loss, a nice gain for us of around £2m, another £2m that should be spent on players or wages to attract players to sign for low fees
GThomas
14/07/2009 17:39:00
0
Yes But i also feel remember that 8 Game draw spell we had i feel Bodde would have given us a few wins out of that.
mumblesjack98
14/07/2009 20:33:00
0
that was just adjusting our play to suit without him
cyjax
14/07/2009 20:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Is It About Time We Started Utilising Amat More?

Swansea City defender Jordi Amat earlier this month told the press that he wanted first team football and was therefore unsure on his future at the club

Who is Swansea Transfer Target van der Wiel?

Swansea City are in the market for a right back, with reports linking them with free agent Gregory van der Wiel

When Does 2016/17 Start For Swansea (23/5/16)

With the curtain fully drawn on the 2015/16 season and only the Championship Play Off Final to go to complete next year's top flight teams, here's when the new season...

Negotiations In Place As Lille Look To Sign Eder

Negotiations are 'in place' as French side Lille are interested in signing striker Eder on a permanent deal

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Swansea City look to sign Leroy Fer?
Suggested By:
Yes72%
No28%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Vital Swansea City5
2.Phil W4
3.Andyjack782
4.texasdave1
5.headingleyjack1
6.GThomas1