Date: 16th September 2013 at 12:48pm
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Young Manchester City defender George Swan is set to join Wednesday on loan.

The player announced the news on his personal Twitter account on Saturday, saying: ‘Glad to be joining Sheffield Wednesday on loan on Monday. Going to be a great experience ! #swfc’

Swan, a centre back, has yet to feature for Manchester City’s first team, playing mainly for their under-18s set-up and it’s yet to be confirmed if he will join the Owls’ Development Squad or first team squad.

The Wakefield-born player endured an injury-hit campaign last season but captained the club’s under-18s side and was on the verge of a place in the Premier League club’s reserve squad before suffering a knee injury.

He came through the youth ranks at Leeds United before moving across the Pennines, where he faces a tough task of breaking into City’s first team given the club’s spending on some of the best defenders in the world.