No one knew that they were about to witness the first part in the series called The Magic of Michu.
Michu produced two stunning finishes as the Swans trampled their opponents 5-0. Immediately, you got the sense that the Spaniard had found his groove, playing with a confidence and swagger that belied his newcomer status to the league.
A predatory finish against West Ham and a wonderful header against Sunderland followed, and Michu suddenly had four goals in his opening three games.
Swansea began to stumble, with three straight defeats, but Michu was there to pull them back out of trouble, scoring in a draw at Reading, and the winner against Wigan that followed.
Michu was proving to be deadly with his positioning and heading prowess, giving Swansea a focal point in attack. His ability to hold up play and lay the ball off quickly, and accurately to teammates was an invaluable commodity that allowed his team to build attacks around him.