Date:Wednesday June 16 2010
Swansea City have suffered another blow this week with the news that Fede Bessone has left the club to join Leeds United.
It's the second time in a matter of days that we've lost a key first team player and it raises more concerns as to why players are stalling on new contracts whilst others are leaving for other clubs in the same League.
Leon Britton rejected a new contract recently for a better deal at Sheffield United. Argentinian Left Back Bessone has done the same and joined Leeds United, who achieved promotion from League One last season.
Darren Pratley is another player who's been strongly linked with a Liberty Stadium exit. Some Nottingham Forest websites and forums even claim a deal has been done to sign the midfielder.
Andrea Orlandi is also stalling on a new contract offer and is considering offers from interested clubs.
There has been little to talk about in recent weeks about new signings, and fans are raising more and more concerns about losing key players and a lack of new recruits.
Leeds United manager Simon Grayson was delighted to sign Bessone:
'I watched him last year, he's very comfortable on the ball and is a very good acquisition.'
'We're delighted we've got him, he had the option to re-sign at Swansea, which he turned down because of our interest in him.
'He's excited, he's aware of the club and the fan base, and having done well with Swansea last season he wants to go one better this season with us.'
Is Fede Bessone a big loss for Swansea City? Are you concerned with a lack of signings plus the players who are/could be leaving the Liberty Stadium? What are your expectations for next season?
Share your thoughts on the Message Forum here
Date:Wednesday June 16 2010
No Signings, But Keeping Bony Feels Like One (Tuesday September 2 2014)
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)
|3. Aston Villa||3||2||1||0||+2||7|
|4. Man City||3||2||0||1||+3||6|
|Liverpool: Reds Rejected Borini Offers
» Liverpool : 02/09/2014 19:09:00
|Cleverley - Villa Decision Was An Easy One
» Aston Villa : 02/09/2014 18:18:00
|Fitness Is The Key For Morrison & Davidson
» WBA : 02/09/2014 17:58:00
|New 5 Year Deal for Cesar
» Chelsea : 02/09/2014 17:43:00
|Mane Deals Also Goes Through
» Southampton : 02/09/2014 17:39:00