Portugal striker Nelson Oliveira will join Swansea City until the end of the season on Jan. 1.
Oliveira, who has won 14 caps for his country and played for Portugal at Euro 2012, joins from Benfica where he has struggled to make an impact since first breaking into the first-team as a teenager.
The 23-year-old's arrival solves a problem for Swansea manager Garry Monk, who will lose top scorer Wilfried Bony to the African Nations Cup next month.
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