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Jose Canas leaves Swansea City for Espanyol

by Dean Thomas
Jose Canas
Jose Canas Credit: Adam Davy/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Spanish midfielder Jose Canas has left Swansea City and joined La Liga side RCD Espanyol on a free transfer.

The 27 year-old had been looking to secure a new club after being told by Swans boss Garry Monk he was no longer part of his future plans.

Canas made 35 appearances for the Swans last season after signing from Real Betis on a free transfer.

An official statement from Swansea City thanked Canas for his services to the club, and wished him well for the future.

Swansea City sign forward Modou Barrow

by Dean Thomas
Modou Barrow signs for Swansea City
Modou Barrow signs for Swansea City Credit: Modou Barrow/Twitter

Swansea City have confirmed the signing of Gambian striker Modou Barrow from Ostersunds FK for an undisclosed fee.

The 21-year-old arrives at the Liberty on a performance-related contract and will now link up with the club's Under-21 squad.


Thank you Swansea City fans for the warm welcome! Together we make a better team and take the Club forward!! #swans



Swans sign Argentine defender Fernandez

Swansea City have signed Napoli and Argentina defender Federico Fernandez for an undisclosed fee.

The 25 year old passed a medical on Monday and signed a four-year deal at the Liberty earlier today.

He's expected to go straight into the squad for Saturday's home game against Burnley, subject to international clearance.

Fernandez helped Napoli to the Coppa Italia last season and has also featured in their Champions League and Europa League campaigns.


Manchester Utd 1-2 Swansea (FT)

Wayne Rooney equalised early in the second half for Manchester Utd, but Gylfi Sigurdsson sealed the win for Swansea. Manchester Utd 1-2 Swansea (FT).


FULL-TIME: @manutd 1-2 #Swans - The #Swans record their first ever league win at Old Trafford to go top of the @premierleague.


73: More on goal - The #Swans restore their advantage as Sigurdsson sidefoots home after good work by Montero and Routledge.

Manchester Utd 0-1 Swansea (HT)

Man U v Swans
Swansea are playing Manchester United at Old Trafford in their first game of the new season. Credit: ITV News

Ki Sung-Yeung scored the first goal of the Premier League season giving Swansea the lead against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Manchester United 0-1 Swansea at half time. You can follow the game live at ITV Sport.


27: More on goal - the #Swans take the lead as Ki sweeps home with a precise finish after Sigurdsson’s lay-off.


HALF-TIME: @manutd 0-1 #Swans - very positive first period for the #Swans as Ki Sung-Yueng gives Monk’s side a one-goal lead at the break.

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