Laudrup after additional striker for Swansea

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup is looking for a second striker after ruling out a bid for former Wigan player Franco Di Santo.

"I think Di Santo is a good player, but I don't think he has the characteristics we are looking for," said Laudrup.

"I am looking for a different kind of player.

"But everyday I read we are going for this player or that player, a Dutch player and then Ghanaian player.

"If I signed half of the players we have been linked to I would have 35 players here.

"I have also spent a certain amount of money, so it won't be a big signing but for me it doesn't matter.

"If it's a big player on loan from a big club.....it's about the quality."

Laudrup claims he wants to add a "different kind" of striker to his squad for their third season in the Premier League.

"We need one more, a different kind of striker," said Laudrup.

"We need one with different characteristics to Bony and Michu, but we can wait and we don't have to sign this player today or tomorrow or this week or in two weeks.

"The biggest gap up front is closed now with Bony, but I am very happy with the other signings too.

"Jonjo (Shelvey) is a very important British signing, coming into midfield and gives us something different.

"We have competition in the squad and it raises the level."

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