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Swansea City complete loan deal for Finley Burns

30th January 2022
First team

Swansea City has completed the signing of defender Finley Burns on loan from Manchester City for the remainder of the 2021-22 season, subject to international clearance.

The 18-year-old is Russell Martin’s fourth acquisition of the January transfer window following the arrivals of Andy Fisher, Cyrus Christie and Hannes Wolf.

Burns is a towering central defender, standing at 6’5” and has been with Manchester City since the age of 13 after signing from Southend.

An England Under-18 international, the defender signed his first professional contract with the Premier League side in July 2020 and was a key part of their FA Youth Cup winning team of 2020 and Premier League 2 title win in 2020/21.

Burns has handed his first team debut by Pep Guardiola in Manchester City's 6-1 Carabao Cup win over Wycombe back in September and recently signed a new contract with the Premier League leaders until 2027.

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