Date: 12th January 2012 at 9:15pm
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Swansea City have reached an agreement with Chelsea to sign Josh McEachran on loan, but the 18 year-old has still yet to make the switch to the Liberty Stadium.

The midfielder has yet to join the Swans as Chelsea are waiting to see if they need him for bench duty this Saturday against Sunderland as they monitor their current injury situation.

Rodgers confirmed that they’ve reached an agreement with Chelsea:

‘We have made an agreement with Chelsea, but they have one or two injuries so we are just waiting to hear when he will be allowed to come.’

‘The important thing is we have found an agreement, which is fantastic.

‘In my short career as a manager, I have had six players from Chelsea, I have a great relationship there and I’m sure it will go through sooner rather than later.

‘I understand he will still be at Chelsea this weekend, but if there is any movement it will be in the early part of next week.

‘It’s been a process and we have to respect he is a Chelsea player and as much as we would like to have him here, there is more to it than that.

‘He is obviously a talent and they want to be sure that they let him out at the right time.

‘We as a club, and me as a manager, have to respect that. I certainly understand the position Chelsea are in and as soon as they are ready to let him out he will be out here.’