Swansea ‘tricked’ into handing Fabianski better deal after fake offer from Bayer Leverkusen

SWANSEA were "tricked" into giving Lukasz Fabianski a better deal in 2015 after the club received a fake offer from Bayer Leverkusen, according to an incredible report.

Football Leaks claim agency Spielerrat demanded a wage hike for the goalkeeper in May 2015, raking in a £2.2million fee from the resulting deal.

Swansea ‘tricked’ into handing Fabianski better deal after fake offer from Bayer LeverkusenPA:Press Association3 Swansea are said to have been 'tricked' into handing Lukasz Fabianski an improved contract in 2015

Spielerrat are said to have put pressure on the Swans through e-mail in the latest in a long line of Football Leaks allegations.

The e-mail was claimed to have been written on behalf of Jonas Boldt – the Bayer Leverkusen sporting director – expressing an interest in Fabianski to replace sought-after Bernd Leno.

Bayer managing director of sport, Rudi Voller, has now claimed a "number of goalkeepers were being considered as possible candidates to replace Bernd Leno" at the time.

Fabianski had been at Swansea for one season – where he had impressed the club with his form.

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