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Swansea City closing in on Heart of Midlothian starlet Adam King

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: January 10, 2014

The Liberty Stadium, home of Swansea City

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SWANSEA City are believed to be closing in on a deal for Heart of Midlothian youngster Adam King.

Swansea are thought to have seen a five-figure offer for the 18-year-old midfielder last summer.

But they are now back in for the Scotland Under-19 international, and could pay cash-strapped Hearts as much as £200,000 to bring him to Wales.

It may be that Swansea sign King this month but then loan him back to the Edinburgh club until the end of the season.

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King, who is known for his composure on the ball but also has physical presence, is regarded as a rising star north of the border.

Yet he has precious little experience of senior football, having played on only three occasions for the Hearts first team.

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