Cardiff have completed the signing of Fulham midfielder Kerim Frei on a loan deal.

The 18-year-old has represented Switzerland at both Under-18 and Under-21 level and has made 16 appearances for the Cottagers since joining the club in July 2011.

The loan agreement runs up to and includes City's fixture with Sheffield Wednesday on December 2, covering the next eight Championship fixtures

Frei's arrival provides some much-needed cover in attack for Malky Mackay with Craig Bellamy and Tommy Smith currently on the sidelines.