Swansea City are expected to complete the signing of Kasey Palmer from rivals Bristol City on an initial loan deal.
The attacking midfielder has struggled to make a consistent impact since joining the Robins, scoring just three goals in 40 Championship games over two seasons.
And, he has failed to force his way into Dean Holden’s plans, with the new Bristol City chief yet to give the 23-year-old any game time in the league this season.
Therefore, a switch may suit all parties and Bristol Live have revealed that an agreement between the two Championship clubs is close.
They state that talks have already taken place and that boss Steve Cooper has been a fan of the former Chelsea youngster for some time and he now looks set to get his target.
The final discussions around the move are focusing on what fee will be included for the Swans to make this transfer a permanent one in the future. But, there is an expectation this will be completed by tomorrow’s 5pm deadline.
This is a slightly surprising transfer because Bristol City are going to strengthen a promotion rival.
However, Palmer hasn’t played a significant role for the Robins for some time and the change in management hasn’t presented him with more opportunities, so it does make sense to let him go.
For Swansea, they are getting a player that has lost his way somewhat over the past few years but Palmer is a hugely talented individual that has the potential to be a top attacking midfielder at this level and Cooper will back himself to get the best out of the player.
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