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Report: Swansea City turned down £800k Jamie Vardy move in 2012

Swansea City reportedly rejected the chance to sign in-form Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy for £800,000 in 2012.

The 28-year-old is heavily linked with a move to one of England’s elite clubs after scoring in 11 successive Premier League games to break Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record.

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It has been a remarkable rise for a player who was representing non-league Fleetwood Town as recently as 2012, before joining the Foxes for a reported £1m.

However, ex-Swans boss Michael Laudrup had the opportunity to sign Vardy for £200,000 less, but the Dane opted against the transfer, according to Wales Online.

The England international, whose story could be turned into a Hollywood movie, is expected to line up against Swansea in South Wales this weekend.

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Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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