Transfer news: Huw Jenkins plays down Swansea link with Blackpool winger Tom Ince
Swans chairman claims any rumours of a move are 'pure speculation'
Thursday 09 January 2014
Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins has described reports the club are close to signing Blackpool winger Tom Ince as “pure speculation”.
The Swans were linked with Ince last summer and are known to be interested in securing his services this month with wingers Pablo Hernandez, Nathan Dyer and Roland Lamah all currently sidelined by injury.
Jenkins admits Ince fits the profile of player Swansea want to add to their squad, but played down suggestions a deal is near.
"Looking at young British players, Tom is one of them and he performs well with the England Under-21s," he told talkSPORT.
"At our club, at our level, we always look for young players we can possibly add to the squad but whether we get any further with Tom Ince or other players remains to be seen.
"At the moment it is pure speculation, but young players are always great to bring in, to see their careers develop, and we feel our club is right for that."
Swansea are also interested in bringing in another striker, with a loan move for Liverpool's Iago Aspas a possibility, but Jenkins does not expect a flurry of January activity from the Welsh club.
"At Swansea we try our best to do our business in the summer and to make sure our squad is more or less right," he said.
"There are times now and again when bringing in the odd player in January can boost morale, boost the team and get results and there's no doubt there are going to be a few clubs that do that before the window ends."
Latest in Sport
Royal Rumble 2015: Roman Reigns triumphs after The Rock returns to set-up Wrestlemania showdown with Brock Lesnar
What time is the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble on? TV details and full card
Brighton 2 Arsenal 3 player ratings: Did Tomas Rosicky's performance and goal make him man of the match at Amex Stadium?
Liverpool transfer news and rumours: Glen Johnson to stay; Fabian Delph move goes up in flames; Marc-Andre Ter Stegen for loan deal
Brighton vs Arsenal match report: Tomas Rosicky inspirational as Gunners avoid scare
- 1 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 This crazy skiing video will leave you feeling queasy
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party