'Incredible': Swansea fans react on Twitter to Cian Harries' debut

13th May 2018, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales; EPL Premier League football, Swansea City versus Stoke City; A young Swansea City fan cannot watch as Swansea City are sure of relegation...

Cian Harries started for Swansea City as they were beaten by Premier League Crystal Palace in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night.

13th May 2018, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales; EPL Premier League football, Swansea City versus Stoke City; A young Swansea City fan cannot watch as Swansea City are sure of relegation...

Ask any Swansea City fan and they will tell you that a new centre-back is a must before Friday’s transfer deadline.

The South Wales side cashed in on Alfie Mawson, Federico Fernandez and Kyle Bartley this summer while failing to sign a replacement for any of the aforementioned trio. As a result, Swansea fans will be praying that Mike Van der Hoorn and Joe Rodon do not fall foul of injury or suspension.

Although the EFL Cup clash against Crystal Palace on Tuesday night suggests that they do have one player waiting in the wings to step up if required – 21-year-old Cian Harries.

28th August 2018, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales; Carabao Cup football, 2nd round, Swansea City versus Crystal Palace; Cian Harries of Swansea City plays the ball upfield

The Wales U21 international made his debut for the Swans against Roy Hodgson’s Premier League visitors. And although Palace won 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium - Aleksander Sorloth scoring the only goal of the game - there were plenty of positives to take from a youthful Swansea side.

Dan James and Yan Dhanda were impressive in attack but Harries was perhaps the best of the bunch. Blessed with impressive positional strength, ability in the air and a superb range of passing, the former Coventry City man looked the real deal against the Eagles.

He not only stopped attacks but started them, too, his composure on the ball marking him out as a centre-back made for Swansea. No wonder the fans were impressed.

Cian Harries of Swansea City prior to kick off of the Premier League Cup Final match between Swansea City U23s and Aston Villa U23s at The Liberty Stadium on April 04, 2018 in Swansea,...

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