Painter keen to extend stay
By Lewis Rutledge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Marcos Painter is hoping to stay at Swansea until the end of the season.
Marcos Painter is hoping to extend his stay at Swansea until the end of the season.
The full-back moved to The Liberty Stadium on a one-month loan in November but his first-team opportunities have been hit by an ankle injury.
He was due to return to Birmingham after this Saturday's clash against Carlisle but he understands that Kenny Jackett is talking to Steve Bruce about the possibility of a longer deal.
"The message I got before I was injured was that my loan would be extended," Painter told the Swansea Evening Post.
"I think Kenny Jackett and Steve Bruce were talking about that last week and I'm definitely keen to stay longer.
"I really enjoyed the two games I had before the injury and I would love to play some more.
"I think there's a possibility that it might be a loan until the end of the season and I'd definitely consider that."
Painter has been continuing his recovery in the Midlands this week and believes he has a chance of being fit for the visit of Carlisle
"I'm doing a bit more work on my ankle, striking a few balls and seeing how it goes," he explained.
"I've then got to get in touch with the manager and hopefully it will be to tell him that I'm fit and I'm coming back."