Ashley Williams is one of the longest serving player left on Swansea City’s books, and along with Neil Taylor, Leon Britton, Nathan Dyer and Angel Rangel are the only remaining members of the promotion winning team of 2010/11. However, Williams has made himself a stalwart in defence and has earned many plaudits for impressive performances in the heart of the club’s defensive line.
Since joining from Stockport in 2008 for just £400,000, Williams has quickly established himself as a fan’s favourite. Having aided the club’s rise from League One to the Premier League, Williams has made over 300 appearances for the Swans and has become club captain as well as national team captain in recent years.
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Ashley Williams, who was once Swansea’s record transfer, has forged a great career for himself in South Wales, but what do you know about the Wales skipper? Learn more about the centre half here.
The 30 year-old has missed just seven Premier League games in four seasons in the top flight and was impressive once more last season in his 37 league games. His pass accuracy was up to a good standard, with it being 85% and he even managed to create three chances for his teammates. With wisdom and experience has come expertise in defence, as he made one less defensive error than he did last season.
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