The moment Swansea City fans had feared has arrived. Everton only had to increase their offer by £2m to overcome the resistance of the new owners at the Liberty. Ashley Williams will be missed for his experience and ability but most of all for his leadership.
But one wonders how he will adjust to Goodison. He has been used to running the show for Swansea and Wales. Unless manager Koeman specifically grants him the same rôle in the Everton defence, Williams is going to be down the pecking order in the company of other experienced internationals.