Swansea winger Barrow joins Forest on loan

Modou Barrow has joined Nottingham Forest on loan from Swansea City until the end of the season.

Swansea City winger Modou Barrow has joined Nottingham Forest on loan until the end of the season, subject to international clearance.

The 22-year-old, who became the first Gambian to play in the Premier League when he made his debut in a 2-1 victory over Arsenal in November, forced his way into the Swansea first-team squad after arriving from Swedish second-tier Ostersunds during the close-season.

However, manager Garry Monk's new-found preference for a narrower formation, which has seen experienced wideman Nathan Dyer left out of the matchday squad for the last three matches, restricted the opportunities afforded to Barrow.

Barrow last featured in a 1-1 home draw against Sunderland on February 7, but will be hoping to make his Forest bow at Leeds United in the Championship on Saturday.