I want to be playing games, says Swansea City's Danny Graham
DANNY Graham has hinted for the first time that he could be about to quit Swansea City.
Graham, last season's 14-goal top scorer at the Liberty, has struggled for game-time under Michael Laudrup this term.
And though Graham has scored in Swansea's last two games, Laudrup has stated he will sit down with the £3.5 million former Watford striker to discuss his future in SA1.
Laudrup revealed he plans to hold talks with every player who is not a first-team regular at Swansea during the January transfer window.
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And now Graham has responded by saying he wants to clarify where he stands in the eyes of his manager.
In an interview which tellingly was not sanctioned by Swansea, Graham said: "The gaffer stated in the press recently that he wants to talk to everyone who hasn't been playing as much as the others and that's me — that's in my bracket.
"Hopefully over the next few days or so the gaffer will pull me aside and talk to me and let me know what's going on.
"As a footballer I want to be playing football.
"If that's not the case and the meeting with the gaffer doesn't go to plan then I'll have to sit down and see what happens — see what offers are on the table.
"I'm 27, it's a short career and I want to be playing games. This could be my last big move, or it couldn't.
"I'm just trying to get on with it, keep my head down and work hard and we'll see what happens in January."
Graham told the Post only a fortnight ago that he did not see a reason to leave Swansea despite his lack of action this season.
He said he would only look to move on if Laudrup told him he was no longer required.
Swansea's manager has not said that, yet Graham's stance now appears to have shifted.
Norwich City and Reading are among a group of clubs who are believed to have an interest in Graham, with Sunderland, Wolves, Hull and Cardiff also linked in recent weeks.
Laudrup, meantime, is expected to sign a new centre-forward before the window closes at the end of the month, which could pave the way for Graham to depart.