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Fernandez admits speaking with Michu about Swansea move

Federico Fernandez admits Michu convinced him about moving to Swansea City.

Fernandez's arrival at Swansea from Napoli will bolster manager Garry Monk's centre-back options, which currently include captain Ashley Williams, Jordi Amat and Kyle Bartley.

"It has always been my dream to play in the Premier League - it is the best in the world - and I'm grateful to Swansea for giving me this opportunity," Fernandez told the club's official website.

"I asked Michu and Jordi Amat about the club. I obviously trained with Michu at Napoli, and while I was on loan at Getafe (in 2013) I played with (former Swansea loan player) Alvaro Vazquez. He is very good friends with Jordi, so I've spoken to them too.

"Michu told me it is a family club and the city is very relaxed. He said I was joining a very good club. All I've heard are good things about Swansea."

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