Miguel Pérez Cuesta, popularly known as Michu, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Swansea City in the Premier League. He started playing with local Real Oviedo in the lower leagues and then moved to Celta de Vigo B in Segunda División B in 2007. In his last two second level seasons combined, he scored 12 goals for the Galicians. On 27 July 2011, after his contract with Celta expired, Michu signed a two-year deal with Rayo Vallecano. He made his debut in the competition on 28 August, in a 1–1 away draw against Athletic Bilbao. On 20 July 2012, Michu signed a three-year contract with Premier League side Swansea City for a fee of £2 million. Upon his transfer he was given the number 9 shirt and this saw him in coming games playing as a striker. On his league debut on 18 August, Michu scored twice in a 5–0 away win against Queens Park Rangers. Michu stayed atop the goalscoring charts by netting the second in a 3–0 home defeat of West Ham United on 25 August and the second in the 2–2 draw against Sunderland the following matchday.