CHELSEA defender Marc Guehi will undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of joining Swansea on an 18-month loan deal.
Guehi, 19, is travelling to Wales to complete the formalities of the move and should be available to make his debut against Cardiff this weekend.
The defender, who has made two first team appearances at Chelsea this season, has opted to follow Rhian Brewster in linking up with former under-17 World Cup winning boss Steve Cooper in South Wales.
Striker Brewster signed on loan from Liverpool on Tuesday and he will be followed by a second of the side who conquered the world under Cook in the shape of Guehi.
Chelsea believe the Ivory Coast-born defender has the potential to become a fixture in their first team in the coming years but are keen for him to gain regular first team football to develop.
Frank Lampard has agreed to sanction an 18-month stay with the Swans confident Cooper will give him the game time and guidance to see him progress and develop.
Premier League clubs Southampton and Norwich, along with Nottingham Forest, had all been interested in taking Guehi on loan.
The Blues are also prepared to send midfielder Tariq Uwakwe on loan to Derby until the end of the campaign.
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