Swansea confirm signing of Borja Baston for £15.5m

Swansea have confirmed the signing of Borja Baston for £15.5m from Atletico Madrid, subject to international clearance. Sources revealed the two clubs had agreed the deal on Tuesday, with the 23-year-old becoming Swansea's record signing. Borja, who will wear Swansea's number 10 shirt, spoke about the excitement and pressure of joining Swansea. "There

Ashley Williams joins Everton

Everton have completed the signing of central defender Ashley Williams from Swansea City on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee. The 31-year-old central defender, who captained Wales in their march to the Euro 2016 semi-finals, has signed a three-year deal to June 2019. Sources understand Everton had agreed a fee of

Borja Baston having Swansea medical 

​ Spanish striker Borja Baston is having his Swansea City medical before a proposed a £15m club record transfer. The 23-year-old Atletico Madrid forward, who scored 18 La Liga goals on loan at Eibar last season, is set sign a four-year deal at the Welsh club. The Swans have already signed fellow Spaniard

Wilfred Bony joins his new team-mates

Wilfried Bony has trained with his new Manchester City team-mates for the very first time after a successful Africa Cup of Nations campaign with Ivory Coast. The 26-year-old was the biggest Premier League transfer during the January Transfer Window, joining Manchester City for a fee around £28m Swansea before leaving for

Swansea sign Jack Cork from Southampton

Garry Monk feels Swansea's midfield will be much improved by the signing of Southampton's Jack Cork. Cork completed his move to the Liberty Stadium on Friday for a fee in the region of £3m, and Monk admitted he was shocked to learn the 25-year-old was even available. Swansea and Southampton meet at

Aston Villa in talks to sign Scott Sinclair

Aston Villa have opened talks with Manchester City about signing Scott Sinclair, according to sources. The 25-year-old midfielder has struggled to break into City’s first-team since a £6.2m move from Swansea in 2012. He has made just three starts for the club in over two-and-a-half years, spending a portion of last season

Liverpool ease past Swansea at quiet Anfield

Jonjo Shelvey has a night to forget as he scored an own goal against former side Liverpool who won 4-1 with Adam Lallana scoring a brace and Alberto Moreno also scoring. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers made four changes with captain Steven Gerrard, Brad Jones, Lazar Markovic and Kolo Toure missing

QPR and Crystal Palace battle for Scott Sinclair

Manchester City’s out-of-favour winger Scott Sinclair is a January target for Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers, according to reports. Sinclair, aged 25, has started just two Premier League games since joining them from Swansea in a £6.2m deal in August 2012. He has 18 months remaining on his £52,000-a-week deal and

Pochettino heaps praises on young players after win

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was left delighted with his younger players and stressed the importance of developing them following the dramatic 2-1 victory at Swansea. Harry Kane – a product of the Tottenham academy - put the visitors in front inside four minutes to score his 11th goal of the season