Swansea City transfers: Wilfried Bony’s agent reveals frustation

Swansea City transfers: Wilfried Bony's agent vents his frustration at Vitesse Arnhem's failure to accept £13.7m offer from Swans

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Wilfried Bony scored 31 goals last season Photo: Ailura, via Wikimedia

Wilfried Bony’s agent has vented his frustration at Vitesse Arnhem’s failure to accept Swansea City’s €16m (£13.7m) offer for the Ivory Coast international.

The striker, who was last season’s top scorer in the Dutch Eredivise with 31 goals in 32 appearances, has been linked with a host of Premier League clubs, including Liverpool, Everton and West Ham United.

However, Swansea appear to be winning the race for the 24-year-old’s signature and the South Wales club have offered a fee of up to £13.7m to land the forward.

But Bony’s agent Francis Kacou has been left perplexed by Vitesse’s apparent refusal to accept a deal for his client.

“Why does it take so long? Six months ago, we made ​​arrangements for a lump sum of €12m, regardless of goals,” Kacou told Voetbal International.

“Swansea wanted to pay and Bony has seen that, but Vitesse wanted more. Now there is an offer of €14m plus €2m in bonuses.

“Why is Bony still in Arnhem? We do not know what they want.

“West Ham United, Everton and Liverpool have been reported as having an interest, but Swansea has made ​​the best offer. I want clarity, and a promise is a promise.”

He added: “One thing is for sure, he will not be playing for Vitesse this season.”

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