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Swansea move step closer to landing £32m AC Milan flop Andre Silva

Silva has struggled in Serie A since his big money move from Porto last summer and Swans boss Carlos Carvalhal could hand fellow countryman a Premier League lifeline

Swansea City are favourites to land AC Milan flop Andre Silva.

The 22-year-old striker has been a disaster since his £36million move from Porto last summer.

AC Milan flop Andre Silva is wanted by Swansea

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AC Milan flop Andre Silva is wanted by Swansea

Silva has started just four Serie A games for Milan and all his six goals this season have been in the Europa League.

Runaway Championship leaders Wolves were in the mix for his signature, but the Swans are now in pole-position, according to Wales Online.

New Swans boss Carlos Carvalhal is desperate to add to his attacking options to beat the drop and is prepared to meet the whopping £32million valuation.


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The Welsh side are rock bottom and worryingly hit just 14 league goals with on loan Tammy Abraham and Jordan Ayew joint top scorers with four.

Carlos Carvalhal wants to add a striker this month to boost survival hopes

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Carlos Carvalhal wants to add a striker this month to boost survival hopes

Tammy Abraham is joint top scorer with four league goals

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Tammy Abraham is joint top scorer with four league goals

Everton had shown some initial interest in the former Porto hitman, but have moved on after landing Arsenal attacker Theo Walcott.


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Carvalhal has also been linked with moves for Atletico Madrid pair Kevin Gameiro and Nico Gaitan in a bid to pep up his attack in the second half of the season.

The Swans face Wolves in the FA Cup third round replay at the Liberty Stadium tonight then welcome Liverpool to South Wales on Monday evening.