Swansea City striker Borja Baston is being chased by Spanish outfit C.D Leganes, according to a report from AS. 

The striker joined the Welsh club in 2016,but has been restricted to just 18 league appearances, only finding the back of the net on one occasion.

He spent last season on loan at Malaga, but Baston failed to find the net on a regular basis, coring twice in 20 games.

Leganes narrowly avoided relegation from Spain’s top tier last season, but are only willing to make an offer for the striker if Swansea lower their demands.

Swansea signed Baston for a club record fee of £15.5m in 2016 after the striker notched 18 goals in 36 appearances for Eibar the season before.

After Swansea’s relegation to the Championship, they may have to offload Baston in order to reduce their wage bill.

It is understood that whilst Baston was on loan at Malaga, the Spanish side paid the majority of his wages.

Goals were a key factor in why Swansea suffered relegation to the Championship, so Baston could provide some use to new Swans boss Graham Potter.

His form has been disappointing since arriving at the Liberty Stadium, so it is unlikely that Swansea will receive anything close to the £15.5m they originally payed.

It appears that the Welsh club now have a decision to make going in to the new season. Do they cut their losses now, or stick with Baston in the hope he can provide the goals in the second tier?


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