Swansea close in on £13m triple swoop

Swans manager Michael Laudrup is in line to add two wingers to the incoming capture of Korean midfielder Ki-Sung Yeung, with Valencia's Pablo Hernandez being courted
By Wayne Veysey | Chief Correspondent

Swansea City are closing in on a £13 million triple swoop as they prepare to announce the £5m capture of Ki Sung-Yeung from Celtic.

The South Korean central midfielder is set to become a Swans player before the weekend as the final details of his switch from Scotland are ironed out.

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Sources have told Goal.com that manager Michael Laudrup is also looking to recruit two wide players before the end of the transfer window.

The Dane has offers on the table for Pablo Hernandez of Valencia, Tom Ince of Blackpool and Bristol City’s Albert Adomah.

Ki is regarded as a direct replacement for Joe Allen at the Liberty Stadium while Laudrup wants four wide players in his first-team squad.

With Nathan Dyer and Wayne Routledge already in place, the expected loss of Scott Sinclair, who is close to a £6m – rising to £8m with add-ons - move to Manchester City, has triggered the spree.

Laudrup has spoken of his desire to sign Hernandez, who will cost up to £5m, although Swansea will only pay a portion of the fee up front.

The Welsh side have also tabled bids worth up to £3m for Ince, 20, and Adomah, 24, although it is understood that Laudrup is expected to sign only one of the Championship players.

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