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Swansea City: Kyle Joseph agrees move to the Liberty Stadium

Swansea City: Kyle Joseph agrees move to the Liberty Stadium - Swansea City Transfer Rumours

Swansea City are closing in on the signing of Wigan Athletic forward Kyle Joseph, as reported by BBC Sport Wales.

The Lowdown: Swansea look to rebuild after gut-wrenching play-off final loss

As 2021/22 preparations begin, Swansea City will seek to make the additions necessary to bounce back from their agonising Sky Bet Championship play-off final defeat against Brentford last month [Sky Sports].

Though the Jacks have yet to dip their toe into the transfer window water regarding any signings, they have been linked moves for Virgil Misidjan and Liam Walsh ahead of pre-season.

However, they now seem to be close to their first summer addition to their forward line, as they look to replace the void left by their now departed talisman Andre Ayew [GOAL].

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The Latest: Kyle Joseph is Liberty Stadium bound despite Champions League interest

Swansea City are now expected to wrap up the free signing of Scotland Under-21 starlet Joseph [BBC].

Intriguingly, the Welsh outfit are unserstood to have beaten off competition from 2021/22 UEFA Champions League competitors Celtic and Rangers in Scotland, as well as Premier League clubs Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur for his services [Football Insider].

As the London-born striker is under the age of 24, Swansea City are set to shell out a compensation fee of close to £1 million to Wigan Athletic in order to acquire their man [Football Insider].

The Verdict: Joseph is a coup for Swansea City

Certainly, the acquisition of a man sought after by top clubs across the country is a coup for Swansea City. Enjoying an impressive debut Sky Bet League One season, the 19-year-old notched six goal contributions from 20 appearances last campaign [Transfermarkt].

Billed as ‘fantastic’ by Latics boss Leam Richardson [Wigan Today], he now looks set to be given regular game-time in the English second-tier by Swans boss Steve Cooper [Football Insider].

With the right coaching and development pathway, Joseph could progress into being a regular Sky Bet Championship goal-scorer which may net Swansea City a hefty sell-on fee further down the line, or of course the ultimate goal of firing the club to promotion.


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