Swansea City manager Kenny Jackett has urged midfielder Kevin McLeod to leave the club before Thursday's deadline for loan deals.
McLeod is out of favour at the Liberty Stadium
The player is out of favour after a breach of club discipline, but he still has two years on his Swans contract.
"I've spoken to Kevin and his agent and said from my point of view the best thing is if he goes now," Jackett told the South Wales Evening Post.
Swansea will only agree a loan deal if a summer free transfer is guaranteed.
Sheffield Wednesday, Colchester, Doncaster, Peterborough and Chester have all expressed an interest in McLeod.
"There are options," said Jackett. "Will he leave? I don't know. It depends who comes in with a firm offer. We'll just have to wait and see."