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Swansea eye Renato Sanches for sensational loan swap after being told he can leave Bayern Munich

Portuguese midfielder is reportedly keen to work with Paul Clement who is looking to add creativity before window closes

Swansea have launched an audacious bid to sign Renato Sanches, according to reports.

The Portugal playmaker has been told he can leave Bayern Munich on loan this season.


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Renato Sanches is available for a season-long loan

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Bayern Munich star Renato Sanches is available for a season-long loan

Portugal midfielder Sanches has struggled for game time in Germany

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Portugal midfielder Sanches has struggled for game time in Germany

Chelsea, Liverpool, AC Milan and Monaco have all been linked with Sanches, who is regarded as one of Europe’s brightest talents despite a poor first season in Germany.

And WalesOnline insist Swans boss Paul Clement believes he can fend off the competition to bring Sanches to the Liberty Stadium.

Clement worked with Sanches, 20, while Carlo Ancelotti’s No2 at Bayern last season.

His relationship with the Italian boss and reputation for working with younger players could work in the Swans’ favour.

Sanches has struggled since joining Bayern from Benfica last summer in a deal which may rise to £52million.

Paul Clement knows Sanches from his time as Carlo Ancelotti's assistant

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Paul Clement knows Sanches from his time as Carlo Ancelotti’s assistant

Sanches would bring a spark to Swansea's midfield

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Sanches would bring a spark to Swansea’s midfield

Any short-term swap would require a big financial commitment from the Swans to cover his wages and a loan fee.

But Clement still has money to spend from Gylfi Sigurdsson’s £45m Everton switch despite signing Roque Mesa and Sam Clucas.

Paul Clement may be the deciding factor allowing Swansea to land Sanches

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Paul Clement may be the deciding factor allowing Swansea to land Sanches

And the Swans chief has made adding another creative player before the window closes a priority.

Joe Allen and Nacer Chadli are also options as Clement aims to build a squad capable of avoiding a survival scrap.

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