Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Spanish Striker Mayol Joins Swans

Spanish Striker Mayol Joins Swans

Swansea City will have some Spanish flair in attack next season. Guillem Bauza Mayol has signed on a free transfer from Barcelona based Liga 2 side Espanyol B.

Mayol has agreed a 1 year deal with the club.

Swansea City Manager Roberto Martinez on the Official Site:

He is excited about joining Swansea City.

We are excited about having him in our squad. He has a fantastic pedigree at all levels in Spain, especially playing in the Under-20 World Cup, and is a great prospect.

He's a different striker to the ones we've got. He's tall, good in the air and a good link man. He plays deeper than an out-and-out striker and creates a lot of chances for people. In fact, his assist record is fantastic.''



Mayol has also experience of playing with top flight stars such as Fernando Torres.

Martinez will be looking to strengthen the Squad further and has hinted that more Spanish blood will be arriving in Swansea.

Roberto Martinez told the South Wales Evening Post:

"There a couple more players I'm looking to bring over from Spain and, hopefully, they will be finalised in the next six to 10 days"



Martinez certainly was true to his word about getting players from Spain. Mayol should give us the decisive play maker that we have been lacking in recent seasons.



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

Writer:sbrjack
Date:Wednesday June 27 2007
Time: 9:36AM

Comments

0
seems like an excelent signing! replacement for duffy?
hefyn11
27/06/2007 09:49:00
0
he's a targetman tho aint he? i think abbott will be our 4th choice striker, 5th if we're still after duffy.
GThomas
27/06/2007 12:55:00
0
Hopefully we will have duffy as well but looks good!
barrydoom
27/06/2007 15:46:00
0
I dont think much of Abbott to be honest, and i dont think Martinez has shown him any faith either, i think he may leave if an offer comes in.
g4nty
28/06/2007 15:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

van der Hoorn: 'I'm Joining a Wonderful Club'

Ajax defender Mike van der Hoorn has told Dutch press that he is set to join Swansea City

Six Clubs Set 2015/16 Premiership Records

Who were the six clubs to register a record breaking or equalling 2015/16 campaign?

Valencia Agent Says Swansea Link is 'Silly Season Stuff'

Enner Valencia's agent has dismissed the Sun's story that Swansea City are preparing a move for the West Ham striker

Swansea City Join Race To Sign Juventus Midfielder?

Reports in Italy are saying that Swansea City have joined Watford in the race to sign Juventus midfielder Roberto Pereyra

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Suggested By:
Taylor first choice, Kingsley backup13%
Taylor first choice, new signing as backup1%
Kingsley first choice, Taylor as backup62%
Kingsley first choice, new signing as backup13%
new signing first choice, Kingsley as backup8%
something else3%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Vital Swansea City1
2.Phil W1
3.Andyjack781