Paul Clement has put strikers top of Swansea City’s January wish list – but insists Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke is not one of them.
Swansea’s goal drought continued at Chelsea on Wednesday night as a 1-0 defeat saw them fail to score for the fourth successive game.
The Welsh club have had only 24 attempts on target in 14 Premier League games this season – 12 lower than the next team, Huddersfield.
Swansea will not make a January move for Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke, insists Paul Clement
It has led to speculation that Swansea are set to make a transfer-window loan move for former Chelsea striker Solanke, who Clement knows well from his time on the coaching staff at Stamford Bridge, but the manager said the newly capped England forward – who made his first league start for Liverpool in Wednesday’s 3-0 win at Stoke – is not on their list of January targets.
‘Solanke is a really good player but I can’t see that Liverpool would want to let him go,’ Clement said of the 20-year-old.
‘He is not a name we have highlighted because we see him as a player that’s doing really well at his own club, but when you see our goal-scoring record and our ability…