Swansea raid Middlesbrough for loan acquisition Emnes

Middlesbrough's Marvin Emnes has joined Championship rivals Swansea.

Middlesbrough's Marvin Emnes has joined Championship rivals Swansea.

The 22-year-old forward is surplus to requirements at the Riverside under Gordon Strachan.

The Holland Under-21 international, who joined Boro for more than £3million in 2008 from Sparta Rotterdam, has only ever scored one league goal for the club.

Emnes will move to south Wales on an initial one-month loan.