Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Akinfenwa: 'I Want To Stay'

Akinfenwa: 'I Want To Stay'

Striker Adebayo Akinfenwa says he want to stay with Swansea after being offered a new contract.

The big frontman was one of eight players out of contract in June, and along with Austin, Monk, Iriekpen, Watt and O'Leary, he's in talks over signing a new deal.

Akinfenwa told Sky Sports:

'There is a new deal on the table which I'm grateful for, and I believe the negotiations are going on this week,'

'I hope that something can be worked out as I've always wanted to stay here as it's a fantastic club with real potential.

'My agent is sitting down with the chairman so I'm sure both parties can reach agreement which means I can stay at Swansea. I'm not interested in going anywhere else.'


Akinfenwa hasn't been able to take part in the last 3 months of the season because of injury as the Swans narrowly missed out on the play-offs.

Despite failing to reach the top 6, he said:

'It's just one of those things in football, and most of the lads are strong enough to put it behind them,'

'The mood isn't as bad as you may necessarily think.

'People are looking forward to next season where we can concentrate on a first full season under Roberto Martinez, and hopefully make it to the Championship.'



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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Wednesday May 9 2007
Time: 3:04PM

Comments

0
He has issued this statement so that the fans know he wants to stay. If he is not happy with the new contact ( same terms as last year?), then he will walk. So if he goes then he is telling us that it is not his fault. Still hasn't recovered from his injury so what club is going to sign him.
willow
10/05/2007 14:43:00
0
he says - There is a new deal on the table which I'm grateful for, sounds like a but should come in after that. he doesn't exactly say that he hopes to sign soon or anything.
KevinE
10/05/2007 19:53:00
0
these negotiations are going on a while aint they? thought there'd be news or a glimpse or maybe 1 player signing his new contract. bayo will be way down the pecking order though next season.
GThomas
12/05/2007 22:43:00
0
I hope he does stay, I like him and always seems to try hard, don't think he has the legs for 90 mins though.
barrydoom
21/05/2007 16:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-1 Crystal Palace

Rate the players' performances in the goalless draw at home against Crystal Palace

Guidolin Aims To Improve Set Pieces As Swans Drop 2 Points

Francesco Guidolin insisted that his Swansea City team have to improve their set piece play after it cost his side another victory

Stats: Swansea City v Crystal Palace

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (1) Crystal Palace, Liberty Stadium, 6th February 2016 Att: 20,492

Team Line-Ups: Swansea City vs Crystal Palace

Confirmed team line-ups and live Premier League scores as Swansea City host Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium (3pm)

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Crystal Palace
Suggested By:
Fabianski7%
Rangel8%
Williams0%
Fernandez0%
Taylor0%
Cork12%
Britton41%
Ayew0%
Routledge0%
Sigurdsson20%
Paloschi8%
Barrow4%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
4 Arsenal 24 13 6 5 45 15
5 Man Utd 24 11 7 6 40 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 29 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 28 -10
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W3
2.Vital Swansea City2
3.Dennis Downing2
4.eye_nose_hat1