Report: Swansea close to agreeing deal for Hakim Ziyech

Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin

Swansea City are reportedly on the verge of a very exciting signing.

According to an exclusive report from Calcio Mercato, Swansea City are on the verge of signing FC Twente midfielder Hakim Ziyech.

The 23-year-old is predominantly an attacking midfielder although he can also operate in a more central role or as a left winger if required.

Last season he scored 17 goals and provided 12 assists in 34 Eredivisie games, and that record is sure to excite Swansea fans hopeful that they can continue to kick on under manager Francesco Guidolin.

Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin

Ziyech came through the youth ranks with Holland but later pledged his international allegiance to Morocco, for whom he has turned out five times to date, scoring two goals in the process.

The play-maker has a total of 32 goals and 29 assists for Twente and previously scored 13 goals and set up 11 more during his time at Heerenveen where he started his professional career.

According to the report from Calcio Mercato, Swansea are very close to purchasing the player who still has two years left on his current contract, although no price is mentioned in the story.

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