Swansea City are lining up a double swoop for Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony and West Bromwich Albion attacking midfielder Nacer Chadli, according to The Mirror.

The powerful centre forward left the Swans for the Etihad Stadium over two years ago in a £30 million deal but has struggled to many an impact for City and ended last season with an unsuccessful loan spell at Stoke City, where made just 10 appearances.

Swansea boss Paul Clement is reportedly hoping to bring back Bony for a cut price and is also eyeing a move for Chadli to replace Gylfi Sigurdsson, who looks to be heading for the exit before the summer transfer window shuts.

The Icelandic midfielder seems set to join Everton and the Liberty Stadium chief will surely look to use that money to reinvest in the squad.

Former Swansea player Joe Allen was also on the former Derby County manager’s radar but Stoke City have insisted the Wales international is not for sale, with Mark Hughes confirming this.

Clement is keen to get the Sigurdsson saga over as soon as possible so he can push ahead with bolstering his squad before the transfer deadline.

West Brom chief Tony Pulis has admitted they will listen to offers for Chadli, who was an unused substitute in the opening day win over Bournemouth, with rumours that the two have fallen out.

The 28-year-old joined the Baggies last summer for £13m from Tottenham Hotspur and scored five times in 31 appearances.

Bony, also 28, scored 26 goals in 54 games for Swansea after joining for a £12m fee during the summer of 2013 from Vitesse. He left for Manchester City in January 2015 but has struggled for game time in the north west and the Citizens look prepared to cut their losses as the striker is not part of manager Pep Guardiola’s plans.

After surviving relegation last season, Clement is keen to add some firepower to his squad with Fernando Llorente set for a spell on the sidelines with a broken arm and Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham untested in the Premier League.

After a goalless draw away at Southampton on the opening day, Swansea host Manchester United in their next game on August 19.


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