Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Swansea City Move Closer To Left Back Signing

Swansea City Move Closer To Left Back Signing

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has this week been linked with free agent left back Dwight Tiendalli.

The 48 year-old's top priority is signing a replacement for Neil Taylor after he was ruled out of the season last Saturday against Sunderland having suffered a broken ankle.

With 19 year-old Ben Davies and Alan Tate available to fill the hole at left back, Laudrup is still looking at the free agents market to bring in cover for Neil Taylor. The Dane believes that while Davies is good enough to fill in for his fellow Welshman, he believes it's too much pressure on the youngster to play every week in the Premier League. Tate, meanwhile, is likely to be more of an option at centre back in Laudrup's eyes rather than at left back.

The Swans boss recently said that there's good enough free agents available to sign outside of the transfer window, and it seems like Tiendalli is his top pick.

The 5ft 11inch, 26 year-old was released by FC Twente in the Summer and has made 60 appearances for the Dutch side, scoring 1 goal. He also offers versatility in defence as he can also play at right back.

Reports suggest that Tiendalli could sign for the Swans on a 1-year deal.



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Sunday September 9 2012
Time: 9:38PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Baku Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

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...

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 kits51%
Like home kit, not the away0%
Like away kit, not the home37%
Dislike both12%
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