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Carlos Carvalhal's Swansea City continued their run of good form with an emphatic 8-1 win over Notts County in the FA Cup

Daniel James of Swansea City scores his sides eigth goal during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Swansea City and Notts County at the Liberty Stadium on February 6, 2018 in...

Wales under-21 international Daniel James, 20, netted a sublime half-volley finish on his professional senior debut for Swansea City this week as his side ran out 8-1 victors over Notts County in the FA Cup.

The young winger has been waiting for some time to make it out on the pitch and was brought into the fold with 30 minutes to go, bagging his team's 8th goal in the 82nd minute. 

James was hopeful of earning his senior debut whilst on loan to Shrewsbury Town earlier this season, however, failure to make a single match day squad for The Town led his to his loan deal being cult short. 

Aged 20, James will have undoubtedly been desperate to get his first taste of senior football and, when finally granted the opportunity, seized it with both hands. 

Swansea City's Welsh midfielder Daniel James celebrates after scoring their eighth goal during the English FA Cup fourth round replay football match between Swansea City and Notts County...

Speaking to Swansea City's official website the youngster said: "To get an opportunity and get a goal was amazing. It’s what dreams are made of. 

"I’ve been working with the first team every day and, when you get to know the boys, you get more confidence.

"It’s a great start for me, but I need to kick on now. I hope to be involved against Sheffield Wednesday in the next round."

The Swans' turnaround under Carlos Carvalhal has been nothing short of remarkable. Since taking over, the Portuguese has led his side of strugglers off the bottom of the table and out of the relegation zone, with significant back-to-back wins over Liverpool and Arsenal. 

There is a long way to go yet before the Welsh outfit secure their status as a Premier League team and avoid the drop, however, what was beginning to look the the impossible just a couple months ago it looking ever more likely with 12 league games to go. 

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