Swansea boss Garry Monk has confirmed the club have opened contract talks with captain Ashley Williams. The Wales international defender has been a reported target for Arsenal and Queens Park Rangers.

"We are trying to put a deal across so that Ash will be here for the future of the club," Monk told the South Wales Evening Post. "I know Ash wants that, I want that, the club wants that, and that's what we are working towards as we speak."

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