Swansea City make new contract offer to Dwight Tiendalli

Dwight Tiendalli

Dwight Tiendalli has been offered a new contract to stay with Swansea City.

The 27-year-old full-back made 21 appearances for Swansea after joining on a short-term contract in September.

Tiendalli revealed he was still in the dark about his future after Sunday's game with Fulham, but said he felt he had done enough to deserve a new deal.

"I've said many times I like this club. I like the players; the players like me. I want to stay but we will see," he said on Sunday.

Tiendalli, who began his career at Ajax before moving to FC Utrecht in 2004, Feyenoord in 2006 and FC Twente in 2009, was signed on a free transfer by Swansea as a replacement for injured left-back Taylor.

But the emergence of 20-year-old Ben Davies has restricted Tiendalli's appearances at left-back and instead found himself covering more often on the right for Angel Rangel.

He scored his first goal in the 3-2 victory at Wigan, Swansea's only victory in their last 10 Premier League games, and manager Michael Laudrup is convinced he has something to offer his squad next season.

"I think I can look back on a good season," added Tiendalli, who has been named alongside team-mates Jonathan de Guzman and Michel Vorm in the Netherlands squad for the June friendlies against Indonesia and China.

"It was my first season in the Premier League and I think I picked it up quickly. I've played a lot of games. I think I played in nearly every game against the big clubs in the Premier League.

"I think I did a good job and I think everybody has seen it."

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