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Swansea capture Wilfried Bony

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Wilfried Bony has completed his move to Swansea City from Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for a club record fee which is subject to a work permit, according to the Guardian.

Swansea and West Ham were both interested in signing Bony, with Michael Laudrup’s team winning the race for the 24-year-old's signature with a £12million bid. 

The Ivorian scored 31 goals in 30 league appearances last season, earning him the top scorer award and clinching the Dutch Player of the Year title.

“Now it is important that I focus my mind on the challenge ahead because I hope to make the Swansea fans very happy. 

"The Europa League is my first focus, I enjoy playing in Europe; I am used to it," said the Ivory Coast international - who finished as the Europa League's top scorer while at Sparta Prague in 2010.

Bony becomes Swansea’s seventh summer signing with the most notable signing being  Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey thus far.

Bony’s arrival is intended to add potency to their strikeforce alongside Spanish striker Michu who scored 22 goals last season.

 

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