Report: Swansea confident of signing Liverpool's Joe Allen this summer

Swansea Liberty Stadium

Swansea City have been linked with Joe Allen.

According to the Mirror, Swansea City are confident of signing Liverpool’s Joe Allen this summer.

The report claims that the Welsh club are keen on bringing Allen back to the Liberty Stadium and believe their former academy graduate would welcome a return to his former club.

The Wales international midfielder followed Brendan Rodgers to Liverpool, yet since the Northern Irishman’s sacking, Allen has struggled to nail down a regular starting spot under Jurgen Klopp.

The 26-year-old has managed just seven Premier League starts this season, while making a further 11 league appearances coming off the substitutes bench.

Allen has fallen a long way down the pecking order at Anfield, and it seems his situation could be worsened this summer with the club seemingly keen on strengthening their midfield options.

The report in the Mirror suggests how Swansea have made him one of their primary targets this summer, and it’s a move which would ultimately make sense for all parties involved.

Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin has proven his credentials in the Premier League and fits in with the club’s preferred playing style, and there is no doubt he would welcome the addition of Allen to his squad.

The diminutive midfielder has just one year left on his contract, therefore Liverpool may be willing to sell him on the cheap giving the Swans the chance to strike a potential bargain.

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