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Nathan Dyer | Midfielder

Team: Swansea City
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/29/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'5' / 126

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Swansea City's official Twitter page is reporting that Nathan Dyer's ankle, which was injured during the Swans recent match with Norwich City, is not broken, but there is ligament damage.
Good news for Swansea as they avoid losing Dyer for the remainder of the season. There is no timetable yet for his return but the report measures his absence in terms of weeks, not months, so it would be logical to assume he should be working his way back around the New Year. Wayne Routledge should deputize in his absence. Tue, Dec 17, 2013 12:00:00 PM

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Nathan Dyer had a bittersweet day for Swansea City by scoring their lone goal in a 1-1 draw with Norwich City only to later injure his ankle severely enough to be stretchered off the pitch.

In the 12th minute, Ashley Williams sent a deep pass in the area of Dyer who fought off Sebastien Bassong and directed the ball toward goal at which point it was a race between he and Norwich keeper John Ruddy. Dyer got there first and flicked the ball over the keeper for the score. He crossed paths with Bassong again near the end of the first half, when the two met for a header challenge and Dyer landed awkwardly as his ankle appeared to buckle. Dyer looks like he is poised for a lengthy injury layoff, meaning Wayne Routledge should be handed regular starts on the wing.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 10:33:00 AM

Roberto Martinez has been linked with a number of attack-minded right midfielders this off-season and Swansea's Nathan Dyer is next on the list.

With Callum McManaman, Nathan Redmond, and a variety of others already linked it seems clear that Roberto Martinez is looking for a right midfielder with speed and attacking capabilities. With Swansea having been linked with Belgian Nacer Chadli it may be a case of the Swans buying Dyer's replacement before they sell the diminutive winger. Dyer would bring an element of speed currently missing from Everton's squad as well as experience playing the style of football Martinez coached at Swansea even though the two never overlapped.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 03:04:00 PM

Swansea - having already added youth in the form of Jonjo Shelvey, Jordi Amat and Alejandro Pozuelo - continue to shop for youth as they track Belgian Nacer Chadli.

The Belgian winger would make a nice addition to the crop of young players that Swansea have brought in already. He has been productive in the Eredivisie with 21 goals in 80 matches for FC Twente and has been capped 14 times by Belgium. The Swans still need a significant signing at forward but if Chadli arrives their secondary work for the summer will be very solid indeed with the caveat that most of it likely won't pay off until 2014-15 at the earliest. Current starters like Nathan Dyer don't have to start worrying...yet.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 02:46:00 PM