Sunday 8 December 2019

Vine: Shelvey scores stunning volley from the centre circle

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Aston Villa's goalkeeper Bradley Guzan reacts after Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey scores from the centre-circle.
Aston Villa's goalkeeper Bradley Guzan reacts after Swansea City's Jonjo Shelvey scores from the centre-circle.

Swansea City player Jonjo Shelvey has scored his fair share of eye-catching goals, but this will surely rank as his best ever.

The former Liverpool man is never shy when it comes to shooting and already had six goals to his name before today.

Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan would have been forgiven for thinking that he was safe when Shelvey chested the ball in the centre circle.

The 22 year-old spotted his opportunity and let fly with a 45-yard lobbing volley reminiscent to Wayne Rooney’s strike against West Ham United recently.

The goal restored the Swans lead against Villa and is yet another serious contender for goal of the season.

"I have just seen possibly the best goal in Swansea's history," said Swansea supporter Guto Llewelyn on Twitter, which was fulsome in praise for the long-range strike.

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