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Deal close: Swansea City set to secure Championship midfielder

Leroy FerSwansea City fans here in the Transfer Tavern have been glued to the big screen here in the bar all day eagerly awaiting any transfer news from the Liberty Stadium.

One die-hard Swans supporter has been alerted to a notification from the Sky Sports website on his smartphone, whilst he is waiting for his pint to be pulled, which suggests the club are about the confirm a new recruit.

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Leroy Fer has travelled to Wales to discuss terms with the Premier League outfit over a loan move for the rest of the season, which could become permanent, and the deal is set to be announced imminently.

Fer has been a mainstay in the Rangers side this season but with the club desperate to lower the wage bill, the departure of one of their highest earners represents a big boost.

A Swans fan playing for the Tavern’s darts team gives his verdict on the signing and thinks Fer is a like for like replacement for Jonjo Shelvey who departed for Newcastle earlier in the transfer window.

Swansea fans… Happy with this signing? Will you do any more business? Let us know in the comments below!

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