Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swansea City Hope To Agree Terms To Sign Vorm

Swansea City Hope To Agree Terms To Sign Vorm

Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers says he hopes the club can agree personal terms to sign FC Utrecht goalkeeper Michel Vorm.

Vital Swansea were the first to publish the news today after Dutch media sources confirmed a fee had been agreed between the two clubs for a player who was on the bench in the 2010 World Cup Final as Spain beat Netherlands 1-0.

Rodgers has confirmed today that a fee of around £1.6m has been agreed with the Dutch side.

The Swans manager revealed that the player's agent was at the Liberty Stadium today to discuss the move.

'He is the Dutch number two and I think it says it all that we can attract that calibre of player here. He fits our style which is why it's taken so long for us to get the right type of goalkeeper.

'If we end up doing the deal that gets Michel in then it would be a wonderful signing for the club.

'He has experience and there are many terrific Dutch goalkeepers so for him to be number two and have that experience is a great coup for us.

'I believe his agent was here discussing (the move) with the chairman and we hope we can get that complete in the next few days.'


We also had this message posted on our forum from a FC Utrecht fan:

Michel Vorm admitted to a local (Utrecht) TV station and to our supporters forum (fcutrecht.net) that he will sign at Swansea City. He hasn't signed yet because of minor details in the agreed terms that wouldn't cause any problems he said. Tonight he is playing his last game for FC Utrecht, away at VVV Venlo, which you could follow on an internet stream (fromsport.com).

Great Goalkeeper, congrats to Swansea City !


'Congrats on signing a very good and reliable goalkeeper ! After 5 years we hate to see him leave our club, but we also hope he's going to be even better at Swansea City !'
FCUmyclub



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Saturday August 6 2011
Time: 6:46PM

Comments

0
yes looks 2 b a really good keeper
SwanPaul
07/08/2011 18:59:00
0
He is, Netherlands' second choice goalkeeper, de Vries is not even called up to their squad
eye_nose_hat
07/08/2011 22:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Baku Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

2017/18 Final Weekend Details

With the release of the Premier League fixtures last week and last Wednesday seeing the EFL following suit, the full details for the final weekends across...

Swans In Search For Best Moves For Amat & Borja

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says that they are looking for suitable moves for Spanish duo Jordi Amat and Borja Baston

Initial TV Selection Dates - 2017/18

With the release of the Premier League fixture lists last Wednesday, the Premier League have now released the basic windows where television selections...

30 Minute Halves - No Rebounds On Penalties?

The International Football Association Board are investigating a variety of rule book changes when it comes to the future of football.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Do you like the new 2017/18 kit?
Suggested By:
Like both home & away kits50%
Like home kit, not the away0%
Like away kit, not the home50%
Dislike both0%
Not sure yet0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.KevinE2
The Vital Football Members League