UK time is: 08:32:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Williams In No Rush To Sign New 4-Year Deal

Swansea City defender Ashley Williams says he is in no rush to sign a new 4-year contract at the Liberty Stadium.

The Welsh international defender has two years left to run on his current deal, but the club are keen to secure him to a long-term stay in South Wales.

Whilst Williams says he's in no rush to put pen to paper, he hasn't ruled out doing so:

'It's a boost and always nice to be wanted,'

'It is early days and we haven't got down to talking about it.

'But there's no rush as Swansea know me. I've been here five years and they know I'm not bothered about contracts. I just get on with the job.

'How could I not be happy at the minute? It's been a great start, in fact perfect. I'm captain and I'm enjoying it.

'If the contract is right for me to sign now, then I'll sign it. If it's not, then I won't sign it. It's no big deal or pressure. I may sign it in the future. At the minute I'm happy.'


It's no surprise that Swansea City are looking to tie Williams down to a new long-term contract, as the centre back has played a significant role in our rise from the lower Leagues. Former boss Roberto Martinez signed him in 2007 when the Swans were in League One, and he has been a first-team regular ever since.

What is a surprise though, you could say, is that the Swans have yet to receive a serious offer for the defender - given he has proven his quality at every level up to the Premier League and internationally.






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 9 2012

Time: 10:04PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 3 3 0 0 +7 9
2. Swansea 3 3 0 0 +5 9
3. Aston Villa 3 2 1 0 +2 7
4. Man City 3 2 0 1 +3 6
5. Liverpool 3 2 0 1 +2 6
6. Spurs 3 2 0 1 +2 6
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 +1 5

Breaking League News

Cork Youngster Signs
Hull City : 01/09/2014 08:30:00
Aston Villa 2-1 Hull
Hull City : 01/09/2014 08:29:00
Van Ginkel Off to Milan
Chelsea : 01/09/2014 07:46:00
Remy - Pleased as Punch!
Chelsea : 01/09/2014 07:35:00
Welbeck Off On Loan?
Man Utd : 01/09/2014 07:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)


Suggested By:  
Fabianski 9%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Amat 0%
Taylor 0%
Shelvey 0%
Ki 11%
Sigurdsson 16%
Routledge 5%
Dyer 38%
Bony 0%
Montero 16%
Gomis 5%