Swansea manager Garry Monk insists Nathan Dyer has a part to play despite lack of first-team football

While Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer has spent a prolonged spell on the substitutes’ bench this season, manager Garry monk has said the talented midfielder will get his chance to prove himself before the campaign comes to a close, reports Sky Sports.

Dyer, 27, started the season in fine scoring form, and was even being spoken about England duty early on, but things have since gone stale for the Swansea man, and he’s currently struggling for game time. The likes of Wayne Routledge and Jefferson Montero have been ahead of dyer in the pecking, while the young and impressive Modou Barrow has also been given game time this season. Dyer has made 18 appearances, but has failed to make the match day squad in the last few weeks.

Manager Garry Monk admitted that Dyer was being rested due to a dip in form, and was honest that he will have to work hard to get back into the side before the end of the season, with his replacements currently doing their bit to keep Dyer waiting. Swansea are enjoying another strong end to the season, with Monk on course to finish in the top-half of the Premier League table.

“Nathan had a fantastic start to the season, he had a little dip and then he came back a bit. He has probably been a bit more inconsistent but he has contributed a lot this season. He is a fantastic player to work with and a big part of what I am doing here, but there are moments within seasons here you miss out,” said Monk.

“We have four good wide players in Jeff, Wayne and Nathan and Mo Barrow coming through, they are all different types who can contribute different things and selection depends on who we are playing and how the players have trained.”

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