We had thought that Leicester City would be signing Newcastle winger Wayne Routledge very soon.
Wayne Routledge – lots of clubs still interested
But still no news on which club Wayne will go to, given that Leicester City, Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest Cardiff and Swansea are all said to be pursuing the talented right winger.
Swansea Chairman has today confirmed that Routledge is indeed among manager Brendan Rodgers’ targets, but he is just one of a number of other players being looked at.
This is what Jenkins said today:
“Wayne Routledge is one of a number of options we are pursuing. Like always at this time of the year, we have got to go around looking at the options and seeing what deals can and can’t be done.
“It’s just a matter of weighing all those things up, really, and seeing what deals can and can’t be agreed and our manager will make the decisions as we go forward.”
“If our targets become available and we can get them out of the clubs they are at, obviously we are going to try to do that to make sure we are competitive when the season starts.”
We’re definitely looking to bring in a few more, but whether that’s going to be three or four players, we will have to see.”
Swansea will need to improve their squad significantly if they are to survive in the Premier League.
And of course the very last thing they will want is to be relegated next may, and their Welsh rivals Cardiff City promoted. Ouch!
Routledge spent this year on loan at former club QPR, after he was unable to get into the Newcastle side, but he was unable to agree a permanent deal.
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