Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 7/8/13
Jonjo Shelvey is excited by Swansea's brand of football under Michael Laudrup and insists he made the right move in leaving Liverpool. The 21-year-old midfielder played 45 minutes in each of their friendly victories over FC Gravenzande and Excelsior following his £5m transfer last week. "I watched Swansea play a lot in the Premier League. The way they play football excites me and I can't wait to be part of it," he said. "When I spoke to the Swansea chairman (Huw Jenkins), he said they had been tracking me from my Charlton days. I also heard of a link when Joe Allen was going to Liverpool, but that never happened. "It raised its head again over the summer and I was following it in the papers every morning while on holiday until it happened for real." Shelvey has received a warm welcome from the rest of the Swansea squad, and he added: "It's always a nervous time joining a new club. It was the same when I went from Charlton to Liverpool, then to Blackpool on loan and now Swansea...
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