Leon Britton is Swansea City’s longest serving player and despite being tipped to leave the club this summer, the centre midfielder is a club stalwart and has been a key member of the club’s meteoric rise through the divisions. Britton has been at the club for 11 seasons, but last season he found his game time limited by the acquisitions of other central midfielders like Tom Carroll and Jack Cork.
However, Britton has established himself as a club icon after playing a part in each of the club’s promotions from League 2 up to the top division. Despite leaving the club for six months, Britton has spent the majority of his career at the Liberty and the Vetch, playing a key role in the club’s rise, featuring over 450 times for the Swans.
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After arriving from West Ham United as a teenager, Leon Britton has spent nearly all of his career in South Wales, but what do you know about the player?
Britton’s pass accuracy has been excellent and is one of his trademark features, with his pass accuracy over the last three years being between 90-91%. But, after recent signings and with his injury, the 33 year-old featured just nine times in the league last year. His lack of appearances meant his output was down as he created just one chance, in comparison to nine created in 2013/14. But, his lack of appearances means the midfielder is likely to depart Wales this summer.