Bartley has committed his future to Swansea City by signing a new three-year contract.
"I spoke to the manager after the last game of the season at Sunderland and he was keen to extend my contract," said Bartley to the Swans website.
"It's brilliant for me because it's a show of faith from the club and manager, and this season I really want to repay them for that by playing games and doing myself and the club proud.
"The manager is, first and foremost, an honest guy and he said if I work hard and show my ability then I'll get a chance.
"The season is demanding with the Premier League and cup competitions, so everyone in the squad will be used and it's up to them to perform and keep their spot in the team.
"The loan at Birmingham got my confidence back and made me stronger. I feel a better player for the games I was able to play there.
"It's my third season and I'm only 23, but I feel confident in my own ability and I'm ready to pull that shirt on and do well."
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