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Swansea City's bid for Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi turned down

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: June 20, 2013

Swansea City's bid for Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi turned down

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup

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SWANSEA City have seen a bid for Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi turned down.

Swansea are thought to have tabled an offer of 3 million euros – just over £2.5 million – for the 19-year-old Standard Liege frontman.

Belgian Under-21 international Batshuayi scored 12 goals last season to help his club finish fourth in the Belgian top flight and qualify for Europe as a result.

The suggestion is that Swansea could yet land the forward if they improve their initial bid.

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  • abertawejack  |  June 20 2013, 7:22PM

    I hope we can nail this lad as he sounds promising, though we ain't out of the woods by no means yet; with our Michael Laudrup , will he won't he go palava on everyones minds. I have a feeling in regards to his agent, that this was a set up, which could open a door to make the parting of the waves easier for Michael. I hope I'm wrong but the vibes are there for all to see, you can make their own prognoses and conclusions. In shrewd Huw and The Board I trust fully.

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  • welshrabit  |  June 20 2013, 5:59PM

    thnk we need to offer 4mil then we got him ...

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  • knolddasker  |  June 20 2013, 1:57PM

    I bet Brandon Rodgers is reading this and thinking; Ohhh there is another striker i can sign better pull out the red wallet

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