Bony application successful

BY foxsports • July 23, 2013

Swansea's record signing Wilfried Bony has been granted a work permit.

The £12m striker made his debut in a friendly in Holland but has been training with his previous club Vitesse Arnhem pending the outcome of his application.

A statement on the Swansea website confirmed the matter is now resolved, allowing Bony to join up with his new team-mates this week.

He is expected to feature in Saturday's friendly at Reading and will be part of Michael Laudrup's Europa League squad.