Swansea City are scrambling to rescue a deal for Chelsea midfielder Jack Cork.

The Mirror says Chelsea have accepted a £750,000 bid from Southampton for England Under-21 midfielder Cork.

Promoted Saints have leapt ahead of their Championship rivals Burnley and Leeds and even Premier League new boys Swansea in the battle to sign the 21-year-old.

Cork, who was on loan at Burnley last season, has been told he is not part of new Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas' plans.

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