Chelsea’s Tammy Authentic Rickey Henderson Womens Jersey Abraham has agreed to join Swansea City on loan, with his agent finalising details for a move that will reunite the 19-year-old striker with his former youth team manager Paul Clement. Abraham, who is poised to lead the line for England on Thursday against Poland in their final group stage match at the European Under-21 Championship, was keen to test himself in the Premier League after scoring 23 league goals on loan at Bristol City last season. Europe’s top transfer targets: from Mbappé to Aubameyang via Verratti Read more The promoted sides Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United were also interested in taking him on loan, having been impressed with his performances in the Championship, but it is understood that the south London-born player preferred the option of working under Clement, who was once his coach at Chelsea’s youth academy. His arrival is not believed to have any impact on the future of Swansea’s top scorer last season, Fernando Llorente, with Clement keen to retain the Spain international, despite Chelsea’s attempts to sign him in the January transfer window. Abraham, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires in 2019, is expected to be offered improved terms before departing the club for his second loan spell, with Chelsea keen to see how he progresses at a higher level. The striker impressed in England’s comeback win over Slovakia on Monday, playing a large part in Nathan Redmond’s winning goal, which ensured a win over the hosts will guarantee his side a place in the last four. He took part in a light training session on Wednesday as Aidy Boothroyd’s squad prepare for their third match, having drawn 0-0 with Sweden in the opener last Friday. Abraham had suggested his future would not be resolved until after the tournament but with England now hopeful of booking a place in Tuesday’s semi-finals, Swansea were keen to wrap up a deal as quickly as possible. “[Last season] was more about focusing on myself and trying to build up myself,” he said. “The players at Chelsea are established in the Premier League and this was my first season. I was trying to build myself up and make a name for myself. After this season I need to take myself to the next level. “That’s the type of person I am, I always want to do better. I always want to do more. So going into the new season my aim will be to top this oneManchester United have been cleared of wrongdoing in the transfer of Paul Pogba but Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus. Manchester United manager José Mourinho denies tax fraud in Spain Read more World football’s governing body announced in May it had requested clarification from United and Juventus on every aspect of Pogba’s £89.3m move to Old Trafford. Fifa acted following allegations Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, would earn €49m (£41.3m) from the most expensive transfer in history. Reports based on extracts from documents and contracts relating to Pogba’s move, revealed by the Football Leaks operation, alleged Raiola was paid €27m from Juventus, €19.4m by United and a further €2.6m paid by United on behalf of Pogba for negotiating his wage package. United said at the time they were relaxed about the investigation after offering Fifa all the relevant documents when the transfer was completed in August 2016. Fifa told ESPN on Tuesday: “We can confirm disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Juventus. We cannot comment further as proceedings are ongoing. We can confirm no disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Manchester United.” Fifa is set to examine Raiola’s agreement with the Serie A club to see if there is a breach of third-party ownership rules. Raiola admitted in an interview with the Financial Times last year that: “Juventus was not the only owner of the player’s rights.” Gianluigi Donnarumma staying calm as Milan transfer tension rises Read more However, he recently dismissed suggestions he had “cashed £40m” from Pogba’s move as “fake news” and, during an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, refused to confirm his slice of the deal. He said: “€27m? I’ll just say it’s not an exact figure: maybe it’s less but maybe it’s even more.” Agents are permitted to act for two sides to a transfer, and three in exceptional circumstances, as long as all parties are aware of it and agree. If Juventus are found guilty of wrongdoing, the Italian champions could be fined or handed a transfer ban

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