Wednesday, 27th August, 2014

Swansea manager Gary Monk has confirmed that he hasn’t received any formal offer for Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony.

Bony joined the Welsh outfit last summer from Vitesse and still has three years left on his contract with the club.

His performances last season, where he scored 26 goals in his first campaign in England, have attracted interest from clubs across Europe.

However, the Swansea manager confirmed that the club are yet to receive a formal bid for the Ivorian striker.

"We haven't had one offer for Bony”, Monk was quoted as saying by ITV.  


“It hasn't worried me, the speculation didn't concern me because we had it with others like Ashley Williams over the years and it's the way it is."

The 35-year-old said once a formal offer is received the club will evaluate all options, but there is nothing to talk about on Bony’s future at the moment.

"When you get a formal offer is perhaps when you worry about it, but I'm prepared to use them both.

"If someone comes in with an offer, that's the only time you think about it.”

Monk did say that nothing is certain until the transfer window closes next Monday, but he is more interested in preparing his team for the weekend fixture rather than waste time thinking about hypothetical offers.

"It's not over until the window closes and that's with all of our players, an offer could come in for any of them.

"But I can't concern myself with that because my focus is on preparing for the football and West Brom on the weekend.

"If something comes in I'll deal with it then."

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