Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

New Signing Brandy 'Raring To Go '

New Signing Brandy 'Raring To Go '

No sooner as Fabien Brandy had met his new team mates in training for the first time this afternoon his attentions were firmly fixed on aiding Swansea City's push for promotion.

Brandy completed his loan move from Manchester Untied this afternoon and took part in his first training session at the club's Landarcy Park training complex. The 18 year old striker has not made a first team appearance for the Old Trafford side ; he has however made an impact in their youth set up as part of the Champions Youth Cup which he was highly influential figure.

Quick to give his player the chance to progress and learn under the guidance of Roberto Martinez , Sir Alex Ferguson had told the highly rated youngster that the move to South Wales would be highly beneficial for his development.

That advice has not gone unheeded by Brandy who has commented that gaining first team experience at his age is vital.

His new manager Martienz has praised his new acquisition following his loan move and revealed that he has been hot on the heals to sign the player for some time.

Training alongside the likes of Christiano Ronaldo , Owen Hargreaves and Wayne Rooney on a regular basis will help the striker to hit the ground running despite his tender age.

He spoke on the Official Site

'The Gaffer (Sir Alex Ferguson) spoke to me about going on loan to Swansea and said it would be good move to gain experience and for my development"

'I'm looking forward to the challenge. My target is to get into the first team and show what I can do; score a few goals and help Swansea gain promotion.

If I can do well for Swansea then perhaps the boss (Sir Alex) will give me a chance when I go back to United.

At my age it's important for me to start getting a few first team games under my belt.I've been with the club since I was nine. It's a great club to be with and to train alongside the likes of Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo is unbelievable."

They are world class players and everything they do rubs off on you, which also gives your morale a boost.Swansea seems a nice place and it was good to meet the squad this morning. Now I'm fit, ready and raring to go.''



Roberto Martinez was delighted at capturing the striker after trying to secure his services before today.

He spoke on the Official Site

''He is highly regarded at Old Trafford and we are grateful to Sir Alex for allowing him to join us..Sir Alex is a very impressive man and his footballing knowledge is second to none. When I spoke to him he was well aware of what we are trying to do here and it is a great compliment to Swansea City that we can attract players from the likes of Manchester United. "

Febian is a very exciting talent who we have been chasing for quite some time. He has great pace, skill and holds the ball up really well for his size. He also has a fantastic goalscoring record for United's Youth and Reserve team and has huge desire to succeed and play first team football.

He will fill the gap left by Warren Feeney and is ready to join the squad straight away.''



Brandy looks set to feature against Port Vale on Saturday afternoon.

Share article via email
Writer:sbrjack
Date:Thursday January 17 2008
Time: 6:59PM

Best of Euro Vital

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Comments

0
Hope he gels well and fits in quickly, could be just what we need up front just a CB now.
barrydoom
18/01/2008 10:01:00
0
CB is definately our next target, would have prefeered to be reading about one now but atleast now RM has his striker and will focus on getting a CB in now.
jack hammers
19/01/2008 14:45:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Some Thoughts After The Defeat To Man City

Some observations after yet another League defeat, but the signs were more encouraging after a much needed improved performance

Rate The Players: Swansea City 1-3 Manchester City

Rate the players' performances in the 3-1 home defeat against Manchester City

Guidolin: 'Today I Saw My Team Grow Up'

Guidolin was pleased with his side's improved performance in the 3-1 defeat against League leaders Manchester City

Stats: Swansea City v Manchester City

All the stats from Swansea City (1) vs (3) Manchester City, Liberty Stadium, 24th September 2016 Att: 20,786

Vital Swansea City Social Media

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Swansea City newsSwansea CityNews 24/7

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Manchester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski3%
Rangel3%
van der Hoorn55%
Amat0%
Naughton3%
Britton24%
Cork0%
Fer3%
Sigurdsson3%
Routledge0%
Llorente6%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 12:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 31 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.forest fan8
2.Dennis Downing7
3.KevinE5
4.yugo231
5.Woody1
6.Phil W1