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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

SYDNEY - Socceroos defender Rhys Williams is reportedly on the verge of signing a multi-million dollar deal with English Premier League outfit Swansea City.

Media reports out of the UK claim the 25-year-old, currently playing for Championship club Middlesbrough, is close to agreeing to terms and could make the switch as early today.

Swansea have been hit with a string of injuries in recent weeks, with the likes of Jonathan de Guzman, Jose Canas, Pablo Hernandez and Nathan Dyer all sidelined.

Williams' ability to play in defence or as a midfielder would make him a welcome addition to Michael Laudrup's side, who are winless in the past seven Premier League matches.

The West Australian and former Welsh international has scored five goals in over 110 appearances for Middlesbrough.

He's also enjoyed 14 caps for the Socceroos, recently in their 1-0 friendly victory over Costa Rica in Sydney in November.








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