Holland midfielder Leroy Fer "couldn't be happier" after Swansea City loan move

3rd February

Holland international Leroy Fer admits he "couldn't be happier" after sealing his loan move to Swansea City.
The 26-year-old sealed a transfer-deadline day switch to the Swans from Championship side Queens Park Rangers, which sees Fer spend the remainder of the season at the Liberty.
His arrival gives head coach Francesco Guidolin options in the centre of the pitch, with Fer comfortable at playing in any position in a midfield diamond.
The 26-cap international, who scored at the 2014 World Cup and helped Holland finish third, trained with his new team-mates for the first time today as the Swans prepare for Saturday's home fixture with Crystal Palace.
And the former Feyenoord, FC Twente and Norwich midfielder revealed his excitement at joining a club he feels will suit his playing style.

"I'm delighted to be here. I like this club and it's a great opportunity for me," said Fer, who counts Marvin Emnes, Jonathan de Guzman and Dwight Tiendalli as former team-mates.
"I've played the first half of the season in the Championship, but now I'm here at Swansea and I couldn't be happier.
"Swansea is a very good club that plays great football. I know how difficult it is to play against Swansea and now I'm part of this team.
"Swansea always want to play football, starting from the back. That's what we were brought up to do in Holland, so that suits me perfectly.
"It's not gone the way the club would have wanted so far this season, but with this squad and the way we play I believe we will be fine."

Fer is hoping to make his debut against the Eagles on Saturday as the Swans take in back-to-back home games.
He is no stranger to the Liberty having featured in QPR's 2-0 defeat in SA1 last season, while his sensational strike in the return match almost earned his parent club three points at Loftus Road before Wilfried Bony's last-gasp equaliser.
And he's looking forward to running out at the Liberty for the first time as a Swan.

"I'm fit to play," added Fer, who will wear squad number eight. "I trained today and I'm ready to play from the start if needed. Hopefully I will be involved on Saturday - it would be great to play in front of the home fans.
"With the system we play I can operate in a number of positions in midfield, so that gives the head coach options.
"I can play in front of the defenders or behind the striker, while I'm happy to play on the left or ride side of the midfield diamond.
"So we will have to wait and see what the head coach decides to do for Saturday's game. The main thing is that we get the right result."