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‘He is influencing the game more and more’ - Swansea boss Potter on former Blue Celina

PUBLISHED: 11:30 05 October 2018 | UPDATED: 11:40 05 October 2018

Former Town loanee Bersant Celina signed for Swansea City this summer. Photo: PA

Former Town loanee Bersant Celina signed for Swansea City this summer. Photo: PA

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Swansea boss Graham Potter believes his side are beginning to see the best of former Ipswich loanee Bersant Celina.

The Kosovan, who spent last season at Portman Road on loan from Manchester City, had been a regular for the Swans prior to suffering an ankle injury but is now back in the side.

He’s yet to open his account in a white shirt, but Potter has been pleased with his contribution.

“Bersant is an important player for us,” said the Swans manager.

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“We are happy with him and how he has settled in.

“I think there’s more to come from him – I am sure he would say the same – but he is influencing the game more and more for us.

“He is still young but I think people can see his qualities and his attributes.

“He has a great desire to play football and it is nice to work with someone like that.”

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Celina played 38 games for Ipswich, scoring eight goals.

Swansea also have former Ipswich loanee Cameron Carter-Vickers in their ranks, but the Tottenham youngster has only made two appearances for his new club since joining on a temporary deal in August.

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Ipswich Hospital patients were treated to a visit from the stars of Ipswich Town as they made their annual trip to give out presents on the wards.

Ipswich Town’s Under 23s drew 3-3 with QPR at Playford Road this afternoon. Andy Warren cast an eye over the Young Blues.

Trevoh Chalobah is confident he can help fill the void left following Cole Skuse’s knee injury.

Ipswich Town will field a strong Under 23 side when they take on QPR at Playford Road this afternoon (1pm).

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