Ali Al-Hamadi joined the Swans from Tranmere Rovers in the summer of 2018. The Iraqi-born forward enjoyed a prolific spell in the youth team at Prenton Park - netting 12 times in 15 appearances. Al-Hamadi became one of the first players from his nation to play Category One football during the 2018-19 season. He made 12 appearances in his maiden Premier League South campaign, scoring his first goal in the 6-0 win over Norwich City. A bright lad off the pitch, Al-Hamadi excelled in his GCSE exams; achieving 4 A*s, 4 As and a B.