Morgan Gibbs-White Joins Swansea City on Season-Long Loan

Morgan Gibbs-White

Swansea City have confirmed that they have signed midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White on a season-long loan deal.

Morgan Gibbs-White Joins Swansea City

Blocked Pathway at Parent Club

The 20-year-old has fallen down the pecking order at parent club Wolverhampton Wanderers. As a result, he has decided to head out on loan for vital first-team minutes.

Gibbs-White has been on the fringes of the first-team squad since making his debut in the 2016/17 season. However, he is yet to earn a regular starting place.

While the 2018/19 season did see him make 31 appearances in all competitions, only a handful of those were starts. That number then decreased significantly last season, as Wolves became an established Europa League side.

As a result, regular minutes are needed to help make the next step in his career. He is likely to get that at Swansea, where manager Steve Cooper is looking to build a squad with a core of young players.

What Was Said?

Gibbs-White is familiar with his new boss, having played under him when England won the U17 World Cup.

His team-mate in that competition was Rhian Brewster, who spent last season on loan with the Swans. The Liverpool youngster played a big part in persuading Gibbs-White to move to the Liberty Stadium.

Speaking to the official Swansea City website, he said: “I spoke to Rhian about his time down here and he said he loved every minute of it.

“When I got that sort of feedback and I saw the sort of impact he had down here with the goals he scored, I looked at it and thought maybe I can do that.

“I am happy to be hear and I cannot wait to impress the fans and show them everything I can do.

“I would love to follow on from what those three guys did here because they were a massive part of what went on last season in trying to get back to where we should be.

“That was one of the main reasons I wanted to come down here, because of their development, and I am hoping I can do the same and help the boys.”

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