Swansea part company with Carlos Carvalhal

Swansea part company with Carlos Carvalhal

Swansea part company with Carlos Carvalhal

Centre-back: West Brom fought to keep hold of Jonny Evans in January amid interest from Arsenal and Manchester City, but the defender is unlikely to join his teammates in the Championship. The Northern Ireland International reportedly has a relegation release clause in his contract that makes him available for just £3million, making him a potential bargain for a number of suitors.

Dawson has been a vital part of West Brom's side in the last few seasons.

"Because you build it around people like him to bring you straight back up".

Swansea's relegation was then confirmed over the weekend following a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke.

There will be many key players linked with moves away, with Kurt Zouma moving back to Chelsea after his loan spell.

Stoke looked very vulnerable in the opening minutes of the match and also had to deal with an early injury as Joe Allen limped-off and was replaced by Darren Fletcher.

Goalkeeper: It seems inevitable that Jack Butland will leave Stoke following their relegation, with Liverpool among the clubs reported to be chasing the £40 million-rated goalkeeper. The former Bayern Munich and Inter Milan forward has been a rare creative bright spark in Stoke's dismal campaign. Still only 30, the Northern Ireland global has three Premier League winners' medals and considerable Champions League experience from his spell at Manchester United. Boasting the likes of Bayern Munich and Inter Milan on his résumé, the 26-year-old will have a long list of suitors in the summer given the opportunity to impress prospective new clubs when he leads Switzerland's hopes at the World Cup.

Fabianski kept 9 clean sheets and conceded 50 goals this season, better than Butland and Foster, and had an average saves-per-goal ratio of 2.02 which was easily the best among the three keepers. The England worldwide kept Stoke in many games this season, and looks a certainty to be in Gareth Southgate's World Cup squad. Next season will be the first time since 2010-11 the Swans will be in the EFL Championship.

Shawcross added: "As a club we need to keep hold of the better players otherwise we will have a really tough season".

This season, though, proved to be a bridge too far; Clement was sacked in December, with Swansea routed to the foot of the table. The defense choked and allowed Richarlison to score the victor and hand Swansea a third straight defeat at the Liberty Stadium, setting the tone for the season.

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