Gylfi Sigurdsson impressed by Alberto Paloschi's debut
5th February 2016
Gylfi Sigurdsson admits he's looking forward to linking up more with Alberto Paloschi after the Italian striker impressed on his Swans debut.
The 26-year-old, signed from Chievo a week ago, came off the bench in first-half stoppage time during Tuesday night's draw with West Brom.
Paloschi - a replacement for the injured Ki Sung-Yueng - almost made an instant impact as he latched onto Wayne Routledge's through ball before seeing his shot well saved by Ben Foster.
He then played a part in setting up Sigurdsson for his opening goal, before seeing his close-range effort cannon back out off the post in the 88th minute.
The Swans were denied three points as Salomon Rondon's stoppage-time strike ensured honours ended even.
But Sigurdsson was full of praise for his new team-mate, insisting Paloschi made a good impression with the rest of the squad.
"He seems a very good, technical player," said Sigurdsson, who hopes to add to his tally of six when the Swans host Crystal Palace on Saturday.
"He works very hard for the team and I'm looking forward to playing more with him.
"He's got good movement, is very intelligent on and off the ball, and he can see the pass into me straight away when Angel (Rangel) finds him.
"Hopefully we can give him the service and he can get some goals for us.
"But everyone needs to chip in with goals. We have Bafe (Gomis) and Andre (Ayew), who has played up front recently, leading the line while the rest of us also need to help out in that aspect of our game."
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