TEN FACTS ABOUT: TOM LAWRENCE
Club News1st February
1. Thomas Lawrence is a 22-year-old forward, born in Wrexham.
2. He came through the Academy at Manchester United.
3. Cardiff-born Wales legend Ryan Giggs gave Tom his first United start on May 7th 2014, with Giggs himself replacing Lawrence after 70 minutes against Hull City.
4. He has already played alongside Kiko Macheda, Fabio (both at Manchester United), Joe Ralls (Yeovil Town) & Alex Revell (Rotherham United). Tom also progressed through the Welsh youth setup with Declan John and Tommy O'Sullivan amongst other City Academy graduates.
5. Leicester City signed Lawrence for an undisclosed fee on September 2nd 2014.
6. He is a full Welsh international, and played the entire ninety for Chris Coleman's side in their November international against the Netherlands.
7. You could say Lawrence is already accustomed to CCS, playing for Wales in two internationals at our home ground, while also appearing for Rotherham and Blackburn at the Stadium in previous loan spells.
8. The Leicester City loanee scored twice during his time with Rovers, mostly occupying a role on the wing.
9. Lawrence will be eligible to play in 17 Sky Bet Championship matches for the Bluebirds.
10. He will wear the Number 37 shirt while with Cardiff City, famously worn in previous seasons by Bluebirds favourite, Stephen McPhail.