Swansea boss Michael Laudrup says it is likely he will bring in a goalkeeper in January as Michel Vorm needs knee surgery.
Manager Jose Mourinho believes Ashley Cole will earn a contract extension at Chelsea.
The 28-year-old, who joined in July 2010, has struggled with injury during his time at the Riverside and managed 56 appearances.
Only 12 of those came this season, with his last outing coming in the 1-0 defeat Leicester earlier this month.
Elsewhere, teenage striker Jake Fowler has joined Blue Square Bet Premier outfit Stockport on a month's loan.