Swansea City headlines as Andy Fischer signs Arsenal man to join Middlesbrough and multiple academy updates emerge

Your city of Swansea is in the headlines for Tuesday, January 11.

fisher’s sign

Swansea have completed the signing of goalkeeper Andy Fischer from MK Dons.

Russell Martin has been a huge fan of the 23-year-old since working with him at Stadium MK.

And on Tuesday afternoon, it was confirmed that the swans had permanently captured Fischer.

The shot stopper – who will wear the number 33 shirt – has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Swansea.

He became the club’s first signing over the January transfer window, with Kyle Joseph also recalled from his loan spell at Cheltenham Town.

Ethan Laird and Morgan Whitaker both left the club this month.

The transfer window closes on January 31 at 11 PM.

Balogun Boro. leaving for

Folarin Balogun is set to seal a loan move from Arsenal to Middlesbrough.

Hans is regularly credited with showing interest in the 20-year-old, although a club source recently told WellsOnline that a January move for the striker was not on the cards.

And Balogun is to undergo a therapy with the organization of Riverside Stadium, in order to spend the remainder of the current season on loan with Chris Wilder’s side.

The New York-born Balogun signed a new long-term deal with the Gunners last year, but has made only four first-team appearances in all competitions under Mikel Arteta so far this tenure.

He recently tested positive for Covid-19 but is expected to seal a move to the North East of England in the coming days.

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academy latest

Sam Leverett and Jacob Jones have both signed new deals with Swansea.

The Swans triggered a one-year extension clause in former Leeds United man Leveret’s contract to ensure the midfielder will remain with the club until 2023.

As for full-back Jones, he is now set to spend the remainder of the current campaign in South Wales after putting pen to paper on a new short-term contract.

Winger Adrian Akande and versatile attacker Kieran Petri have mutually left the club.

Lincoln McFadden has signed a new deal to stay with Swansea until the summer of 2024, while the club also has the option of extending that contract for an additional 12 months.

The left wing-back – who joined championship rivals Preston last year – wrote on Twitter: “Absolutely excited to sign a new deal with @SwansOfficial. Can’t wait to see what’s next.”

Midfielder Dan Williams also signed a renewed contract with his boyhood club this week.

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Club legend Todd passes away

Swansea have confirmed that former club striker Keith Todd has died at the age of 80.

Todd was a key figure for the Swans between 1959 and 1968 – scoring 96 goals in his 245 appearances for the club.

The forward scored memorable hat-tricks against Walsall, Swindon Town and Manchester City during his swanky career, while he also played a key role in the club’s run to the FA Cup semi-finals in 1964.

The Welsh Cup winner is among those inducted into the club’s Wall of Fame at Swansea.com Stadium.

Part of a statement from the club read: “Everyone at Swansea City sends their deepest condolences to Keith’s family and friends at this sad time.”

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terriers flying ahead of the goose test

Carlos Corberon admitted that he had been presented with several selection headaches prior to Huddersfield Town’s clash with Swansea, when they saw them defeat Burnley in the FA Cup.

Welshman Sorba Thomas proved to be the catalyst in a remarkable turnaround after beating the Terriers 2-1 in the third round of the competition at Turf Moor on Saturday.

A win over Sean Dyche’s outfit means Huddersfield are unbeaten in their last seven matches in all competitions ahead of Swansea’s visit to West Yorkshire this weekend.

“This club is heading in the right direction,” Corberon said.

“We have young players playing every weekend in a very demanding competition as we have increased the number of loans, and we have a team with more possibilities – that was evident from today’s game.

“Every player today showed that they have the potential to play in the championship, so the only problem I have now is choosing the team for the next game because I can only choose a certain number of players, and we have more players than that number.” who are able to play.”

Centre-back Matty Pearson said: “We are in a good moment at the moment.

“You can see from the last few matches; We have scored some unbeaten runs and we have got good pace.”

Kick-off is Saturday at 3 p.m. at John Smith Stadium.

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