Swansea City are said to be interested in signing Liverpool winger Harry Wilson on loan this summer, amidst interest in the player once more from Cardiff City, as per a recent update by football journalist Alan Nixon on Twitter.
The Welsh international spent the entirety of last season out on loan with the Bluebirds and was in fine form as he notched up an impressive seven goals and 11 assists in the league as Mick McCarthy’s men eventually missed out on a spot in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs.
Cardiff have long been interested in bringing the player back to South Wales for yet another loan spell, however it appears that their chances have faded of late according to recent reports.
Now it appears that Swansea will once again push for a player that they have long had an interest in as they bid to convince him that his development would be best served at the Liberty Stadium moving forwards.
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With that in mind, we take a look at ONE winner and ONE loser at Swansea City if the club signs Wilson…
Winner – Jake Bidwell
Bidwell would be the clear and obvious winner of this agreement being struck as it would reduce the creative burden on the full back moving forwards.
The former Queens Park Rangers man racked up eight assists whilst playing left back last term and was by far and away Swansea’s most creative player.
Wilson’s arrival would undoubtedly allow the defender to focus more on other areas of his game, with the Liverpool winger being capable of creating chances for others through his set piece deliveries and crosses.
Therefore Bidwell may see his role as a creator somewhat reduced next term if events go as planned for the Swans.
Loser – Yan Dhanda
The midfielder would certainly be negatively affected by Wilson’s arrival as it would in theory see him slip further down the pecking order.
Dhanda only started 14 league games last term and was largely used as an impact sub by Steve Cooper, leaving many question marks over whether he may wish to stay put in the long term with the Swans.
The player is now into the final year of his contract at the Liberty Stadium and may well wish to consider his options moving forwards.
With Wilson almost certain to take up a position as a number ten, Dhanda could see his game time become even more limited in the future.