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Laudrup lure was enough for Swansea's Vasquez

Alvaro Vasquez has revealed that Michael Laudrup's influence helped get him to Swansea City.

The talented Spanish striker has joined the Welsh club on a 12-month loan from Getafe and admits that the presence of Barcelona and Denmark great Laudrup.

"I know Laudrup as a player, and as a manager as well," he told the club's official website.

"When I was playing for Espanyol I played against his Mallorca team. I have seen lots of videos of him as a player, and I know his teams play good football and achieve great results.

"It's an honour for me to be here and I will try to do my best and repay him for showing faith in me."

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