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Thursday 27 September 2012

Swansea's Michel Vorm commits future to club

Swansea goalkeeper puts pen to paper on four-year deal that runs until 2016

Michel Vorm won a host of club awards after his first season at Swansea

Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm has signed a new four-year deal to remain with the Barclays Premier League club until 2016.

Vorm, 28, joined Swansea from Utrecht last summer on the eve of their debut season in the Barclays Premier League, and swept the board at the club's player of the year awards. He has won nine caps for the Netherlands and was delighted to commit to the club.

"The Premier League has been all I expected it would be - and better"
Michel Vorm

"I'm enjoying my time here very much and it is one of the reasons why I've signed an extension," Vorm told the club's website.

"I can also only see things at Swansea getting better and better. I can see a lot of positive things happening here and the club has a bright future ahead of it.

"The club has signed a lot of its quality players for longer periods, which is a good thing.

“The Premier League has been all I expected it would be - and better. When you play in front of our fans and witness the support they give you, it’s fantastic.”

His next test will be when Swansea take on Stoke City on Saturday.

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Key Points

  • Michel Vorm signs new four-year deal at Swansea
  • Goalkeeper won many club awards in his first season at the club
  • Dutchman enjoying his time in the Barclays Premier League