Swansea Make Failed £21m Bid for Las Palmas Star as Club Demand Release Clause Is Met
Swansea City have had a reported £21m bid for Las Palmas' attacker Jonathan Viera rejected.
According to Caniarias 7, reported via Wales Online, the Liberty Stadium hierarchy had wanted Viera to reunite with his former Las Palmas teammate Roque Mesa, who recently joined the Swans earlier this month.
However, the Canarian club have reportedly blocked Swansea's advances for the 27-year-old, stating that they will not sell until his release clause in his contract - which runs until 2021 - is met to the value of £26m.
"The truth is that I am very well," he said. I have worked in summer to not start from scratch.
"If you do not make it to the pre-season, you've wasted your time. I have rested for two weeks in the summer and have already set out to make the best of these months. I really want to start because I think this can be our year."