SYDNEY has added to its impressive form turnaround by re-signing young midfielder Jordan Dawson for another two years.

Taken with pick 56 in the 2015 draft, Dawson played just five games in his first three seasons, but has fronted in 12 of the Swans' 13 clashes this season, kicking eight goals and looking like being an important cog of the club's ongoing rebuild.

The 22-year-old was due to come out of contract at the end of this year, but will now stay in the red and white until at least 2021.

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"I've always believed that I could contribute to the AFL team at the Swans," Dawson told the club website.

"I was just having to bide my time and injuries have held me back at various points as well. But I've always had that internal belief that I could play at AFL level.

"It's nice to be doing that and I know that I've still got heaps to give, so that's promising and exciting for me."

Sydney head of football Charlie Gardiner identified Dawson's importance to the Swans.

"We're delighted that Jordan has re-signed, and he joins a number of our emerging young players to have now committed their futures to the Club which is fantastic," Gardiner said.

"Jordan has had a breakthrough season this year, which is a great reward following his strong pre-season and solid performances at State league level over the past three seasons.

"He's a very popular member of the group and adds great flexibility to our team with his ability to play a variety of roles across the ground."

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