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Swansea midfielder Leon Britton is to travel to Germany next month to undergo a double hernia operation.
It is hoped the procedure will ensure the 30-year-old is fit in time to return for the start of pre-season training in July, ahead of a campaign which will see the Swans play in the Europa League.
Stoke have spent over 40 million on new players in just 2 seasons. They've finished 14th & 13th in the league over that period. Not good.From @EoinOCallaghan on Twitter:
Expect some less than flattering comments about Tony Pulis - but he can ignore those. Did a magnificent job at Stoke City.From @philmcnulty on Twitter:
Pulis spent a lot of money to finish in the same position every year.From @Holtamania on Twitter: