Routledge to commit to Swansea

Swansea winger Wayne Routledge has agreed terms on a new long-term contract with the south Wales club.

Last Updated: 28/01/13 at 17:33 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Craig Mackail-Smith joins Luton Town

Post comment

Luton have signed former Peterborough and Brighton striker Craig Mackail-Smith on a two-year deal.

Norwich City sign former Blackburn goalkeeper Jake Kean

Post comment

Norwich City have completed the signing of goalkeeper Jake Kean following his release from Blackburn Rovers.

All Articles

Wayne Routledge: Set to pen a new Swans

Wayne Routledge: Set to pen a new Swans

Routledge has yet to sign the deal, but a Swansea spokesman confirmed to Press Association Sport the formalities will soon be completed.

The new contract will see Routledge remain with the Swans until the summer of 2016, and is reward for his excellent form since Michael Laudrup took over as manager in the summer.

The 28-year-old found first-team opportunities hard to come by during his first season at the Liberty Stadium, as then-manager Brendan Rodgers put his faith in Nathan Dyer and Scott Sinclair.

But the former Aston Villa, QPR and Newcastle wide man has been a regular starter this term, scoring five goals and revelling in the freedom he has been afforded by Laudrup.

Routledge would have been out of contract at the end of next season, having initially joined on a three-year deal from the Magpies in 2011, but is set to become the latest player to commit his future to Swansea.

Top scorer Michu, Michel Vorm, Ashley Williams, Neil Taylor and Ben Davies have all put pen to paper on new deals at the Liberty Stadium in recent months.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Roy Keane says Arsenal players are too interested in 'selfies' to win league

Roy Keane says Arsenal will not win the league this season because they have too many players who are "more interested in selfies and six-packs".

Leicester agree club-record fee for Charles Aranguiz

Leicester are discussing terms with Chile midfielder Charles Aranguiz after agreeing a club-record £10.5m fee with Internacional.

Andre Pirlo backs Liverpool's Mario Balotelli to prove his potential

Andrea Pirlo thinks Mario Balotelli can still be one of the "top forwards in Europe" despite his struggles at Liverpool.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company