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Report: Swansea are considering approach for Wilfried Bony

Wilfried Bony has struggled to settle at Manchester City since his £25 million move last season.

The Daily Mail believe that Swansea City are considering an approach for their former striker Wilfried Bony.

The Ivorian scored 35 goals in 70 appearances in his time at the Liberty Stadium and has struggled to adapt to life at a club the size of Manchester City.

The newspaper goes on to claim that the Citizens would be willing to accept a fee of around £18 million, and will be looking to trim down the deadwood in their squad, with incoming manager Pep Guardiola set to embark on a mass spending spree.

The Swans have been crying out for a striker with Bony's pedigree since his departure, and Bafétimbi Gomis has failed to fill the void left by the Ivorian.

With the money flooding into the Premier League next season following the new TV deal, the figure required to tempt City into selling would be unlikely to cause a problem for Swansea.

The Welsh club have avoided any real kind of relegation trouble since the arrival of Francesco Guidolin, but there is a consensus among pundits and fans alike that they should be pushing on to another level, now they have established themselves as a Premier League club.

The signing of Bony would go a long way to helping them achieve that, should a move come to fruition in due course.

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