Date: 26th July 2018 at 7:00am
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A recent report on the interweb concerning Sheffield Wednesday striker Fernando Forestieri and a transfer out to Swansea City certainly got tongues wagging amongst the fanbase.

A report suggested that newly relegated Swansea were considering a move for our 28-year-old attacker and it basically leant on the fact that it’s well known Wednesday want to cut costs and rebalance our first team staff after last season’s failures and of course, having been in the Premier League in 2017/18, the Liberty Stadium outfit will benefit from Parachute Payments for the next few years.

In light of our cost-cutting plans, a few departures already this summer but crucially no new incoming players, that means phrases like ‘Forestieri’s future’ at the club can be thrown in with a vague reference to Financial Fair Play compliance and hey presto, you have a normal transfer rumour that at least sounds plausible.

With a healthy dose of scepticism in responses from fans, the fact does remain though that if a club enters a strong financial bid for him, there would be an important question to answer and fans were quick to state it has to be in the region of £20million if they were to swallow the news.