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Transfer news: Premier League target Thomas Ince given green light for loan move by Blackpool

Midfielder could be on his way to Swansea

Swansea are expected to loan Blackpool star Thomas Ince after the youngster was reportedly given permission to join a Premier League club.

Ince, 22, son of recently sacked Blackpool manager Paul, has been linked with a whole host of Premier League clubs and recently and perhaps more surprisingly Monaco.

Blackpool have now said on their website: "Blackpool Football Club can confirm that, following discussions with Thomas Ince and his representative, permission has been given for Thomas to discuss a loan move to a Premier League club.

"Thomas has expressed his ambition to play in the Premier League for the remainder of the season, a decision that the club fully understands and supports."

Ince is Blackpool's top scorer this season with seven goals.