Routledge extends love affair with Swansea into ninth season

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Swansea winger Wayne Routledge has signed a one-year extension with the Championship club.

Swansea winger Wayne Routledge has signed a one-year extension with the Championship club.

The 34-year-old has has made 260 appearances for the Swans since joining from Newcastle in 2011.

Routledge told the club’s website: ‘I am going into my ninth season with Swansea City.

Just saying that puts a big smile on my face.

‘I had a few clubs earlier in my career but then I found Swansea City, and Swansea City found me.

I love playing for the club and I love being here.

‘It was an emotional night at the Liberty in our final home game.

There were a few tears because I didn’t know if that was the last time I would play at the Liberty.

‘But now I can look forward to preparing for next season.’

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