English Premier League: Swansea City A.F.C 2017/18 Preview
The Swans barely survived last season, they could have dropped down from premier league to championship league. They would be hoping not to face a similar situation this season, They have signed new manager in form of Paul Clement who helped them survive the relegations. 

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Lukasz Fabianski, Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Mark Birighitti, Erwin Moulder.

Last season Swansea conceded a lot of goals, but the lot was saved by Lukasz Fabianski. He was one of the reasons Swansea survived the drop. The Polish keeper would likely to start and keep his place in the season. 
Erwin Moulder has joined the side on a free transfer from SC Heerenveen. 

Defenders: Mike Van der Hoom,  Alfie Mawson, Martin Olsson, Angel Rangel, Kyle Naughton, Kyle Bartley, Federico Fernandez, Stephen Kingsley.

Alfie Mawson and Mike Van Der Hoom will have to better their last year performances. They were bit inconsistent last year for the Swans. The Swans haven’t made too many reinforcements to the defense which could be a worry going into the season. They should look to sign a couple of defensive players before the start of the season. 

Midfielders: Ki Sung-Yeung, Leon Britton, Leroy Fer, Fernando Lorente, Luciano Narsingh, Nathan Dyer, Tom Carroll, Wayne Routledge, Jefferson Montero, Matt Grimes, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Roque Mesa, Jay Fulton. 

Midfield will rely heavily on Leon Britton and Gylfi Sigurdsson. Leon Britton has seen it all with Swansea, Captain will now have add of Roque Mesa. The Spanish midfielder will do all the cleanup work in front of the defense. 
Gylfi Sigurdsson is the best player in the team, the forward heavily depend on the Icelandic attacking midfielder. Sigurdsson has been the key player for Swansea for the longest time now. He will be looking forward to continuing his good run for the Swansea. 

Forwards: Fernando Llorente, Tammy Abraham, Jordan Ayew, Kenji Gorre, Oliver McBurnie.

Fernando Llorente will lead the attacking line along with Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham, Fernando has scored goals last season but it was another player who fell short of goals. He will be hoping to add more goals to his tally and help from other players in the team. 

Probable Starting XI: Fabianski, Van der Hoom, Mawson, Olsson, Kyle Naughton, Leon Britton, Sigurdsson, Dyer, Leroy Fer, Llorente, Abraham. 

Manager profile: Paul Clement

Paul Clement joined Swansea when they were struggling to survive the relegation, they were among the bottom half teams. Paul Clement helped them survive the drop and now will hope to improve on it. The English manager does not have a lot of experience with managing senior teams So this will be his first full season with the first team in the premier league. 

Player To Watch Out

Gylfi Sigurdsson is the key member of Swansea, the Icelandic creative midfielder is known to control the midfield. He has been the important member of Swansea team for a long period now. He is known for his killer free kicks where he gets his most goals. Last season was difficult for the Swansea and this season Sigurdsson will be hoping to have the better season for his team.

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