Tuesday May 15 2018
Sevilla to buy Swansea midfielder

Sevilla have decided to exercise their buyout clause for Swansea City midfielder Roque Mesa, according to ElDesmarque.

The former Las Palmas player has been on loan at the Sanchez Pizjuan since January, having been bought by the Welsh club from the islanders for a fee of €12.5m in summer 2017 and signing a four-year deal.

However, the 28-year-old failed to settle in South Wales and joined the Andalusians for the remainder of this season.

Friday June 30 2017
Atleti to usurp Swans for Mesa?

Atletico Madrid are preparing a late €15m bid for Roque Mesa despite the Las Palmas midfielder being close to agreeing a move to Swansea City, say reports.

According to Diario AS, Los Rojiblancos have trumped the Swans bid of €13m and the Gran Canarian side are further enticed by their offer of letting the 28-year-old remain at the club until January, when Atleti can register players again.

Thursday June 29 2017
Swans Mesa deal imminent

Las Palmas midfielder Roque Mesa will complete his move to Swansea City before the weekend, state reports in the Spanish media.

According to Marca, the €13m will be sanctioned by both clubs and the player already sees himself at the Premier League club next season.

Los Amarillos are also set for a future sell-on fee for the 28-year-old midfielder alongside bonus payments should he ever be capped for the Spanish national team, which has been rumoured in recent months.

Tuesday August 9 2016
Swansea to complete Borja deal

Swansea City are expected to make Borja Baston’s club-record €18m arrival from Atletico Madrid official on Tuesday.

According to AS, Borja was given permission to leave Atleti training on Tuesday and made his way to the FREMAP Majahonda hospital, where he was given the all-clear on his forearm fracture.

The striker is now set to land in Wales, where he will undergo a medical with his new club before putting pen to paper on a four-year contract.

Tuesday March 29 2016
Emery on Swansea shortlist?

Unai Emery’s future at Sevilla is under question again amid reports that have the Coach on Swansea City’s shortlist.

The Welsh club are currently trained by Francesco Guidolin but a new boss is expected to be appointed for next season, with Estadio Deportivo citing stories from the British Press that say Emery is one of three contenders, with ex-Swans manager Brendan Rodgers and Ajax’s Frank de Boer.

Monday December 1 2014
English clubs on Munir trail?

West Ham and Swansea are amongst the clubs interested in loaning Barcelona starlet Munir El Haddadi this winter, reports AS.

Despite starting seven of La Blaugrana's first eight matches in La Liga, the 19-year-old attacker has failed to feature in four of his side's last five League matches.

Consequently, the Spanish newspaper claims that the Premier League pair will look to take advantage of Munir's situation by making advances in January, although the Catalan giants are expected to veto any move.

Friday November 29 2013
Djukic: We recovered our moral

Under-fire Miroslav Djukic believes his Valencia team recovered its moral in the 1-0 Europa League victory over Swansea City.

The Serbian boss saw a Dani Parejo goal on 20 minutes avenge the 3-0 defeat suffered at Mestalla in September and declared himself pleased with his team’s performance.

“I’m happy for the players because we have finished first in the group, for the win that allows us to relax, for keeping a clean sheet and for having played a good match.

Thursday November 28 2013
Pablo: Facing Valencia is special

Pablo Hernandez has reflected on the special occasion facing former side Valencia in the Europa League will be.

The winger left the Mestalla outfit 18 months ago to join Swansea City and is in contention after recent injury to feature in Thursday evening’s group stage encounter in Wales.

“This game is very special to me because this is my old team, but for the rest of the squad it is also very important,” mused Pablo to reporters pre-game.

Thursday November 28 2013
Diego Alves: We’re always self-critical

Diego Alves has mused on Valencia’s desire to reverse their current situation and assured that they are always looking for ways to improve.

Los Che are stuck in mid-table in La Liga after a miserable opening half to the season, which has been compounded with recent disappointing results against Real Valladolid and Elche.

However, for the side’s Brazilian goalkeeper, the determination and approach to do something about it is there.

Thursday November 28 2013
Djukic: I’m still in charge!

Miroslav Djukic has determined that he is still ‘the highest authority’ at Valencia, amid general manager Rufete’s arrival.

Since his appointment earlier this week, Rufete and his assistants’ recording of training sessions at the club have led to reports suggesting that the Coach was ‘under observation’.

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