Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 28 November 2015

Swans make Pilkington bid - reports

Published 24/01/2014

Norwich midfielder Anthony Pilkington could be leaving Carrow Road
Norwich midfielder Anthony Pilkington could be leaving Carrow Road

Swansea have made a bid of £3million for Norwich winger Anthony Pilkington, according to reports.

The Swans have been looking to bring in a winger during the January transfer window, and had been linked with moves for Blackpool's Tom Ince and Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha.

Injuries have also seen the Welsh club's resources stretched, with Nathan Dyer, Pablo Hernandez and Roland Lamah all spending time on the sidelines in January.

Republic of Ireland international Pilkington is out of contract in the summer and Norwich boss Chris Hughton has already brought in a wide player this month in the form of Newcastle's Jonas Gutierrez.

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins had earlier this month denied an interest in Pilkington as the 25-year-old was injured, having been sidelined since November due to a hamstring problem.

The former Huddersfield man returned to action as a substitute in the Canaries' win over Hull last weekend and Swansea appear keen to bring him to the Liberty Stadium now he is back to fitness.

How to Complain

If you have a complaint about the editorial content of the Belfast Telegraph or Sunday Life then contact the Editor here. If you are not satisfied with the response provided then you can contact the Independent Press Standards Organisation here

From the web

Sponsored Videos

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph