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Swansea To Bid £8m On Sam Byram

Swansea City is reportedly interested in 21-year-old Sam Byram. Swan's apparently going to bid £8m on the young star.

Sam Byram now has interest from Swansea City
Sam Byram now has interest from Swansea City
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According to reports, Swansea City is prepared to bid for the right-back phenom, Sam Byram.

The 21-year-old is rated at  £8m, but reports suggest the club might get significantly less with Byram's contract running out next summer.

Football League World is reporting that Swansea's manager Garry Monk is prepared to thrown his team in the ring to potentially pick up the defender.

Byram played during last Wednesday's 1-1 tie with York City, scoring the only goal off a header.

Coach Rosler sees the 21-year-old as an integral part of Leeds future growth. The coach told Sky Sports that he isn't aware of any interest from other teams  to gain the young star: "I don't know where the rumours come from.

"Nobody has spoken to us at the football club. There have not been any approaches lately that I'm aware of.

"The speculation, who creates that? It doesn't mean when somebody sells a player from A to B that one of our players will be first replacement for that player."

Owner Massimo Cellino and Uwe Rosler have apparently met a number of times over the past week, and Cellio has told Rosler "we will not sell Sam Byram."

Swansea City joins Everton, Newcastle, Liverpool, and Sunderland, as teams that reportedly have interest in Byram.

With his contract running-out, it'll be interesting to see where he ends-up next season. But to the comfort of Uwe Rosler, and fans alike: Byram is here to stay in Leeds for the season.