The India cricket team is scheduled to tour England between July and September 2018 to play five Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is).
Swann said that Indian wrist spinners can do well in England.
"Wrist spinners can do well in England. Yasir Shah did well for Pakistan last year. So, the English players don't tend to bowl wrist spin or pick it very well. If they're fit and they're picked and bowled, they could do very well," Swann told reporters.
"The trick is that in England you've to get people on the front foot, because the wicket's slightly slow, so as soon as you're slightly short, you get murdered around the ground. Why Yasir did really well for Pakistan is that he bowled quick leg spin..didn't allow batsmen to go on the backfoot.
"So, if they heed the advice of Shah, they could have a very good time," said Swann when asked whether Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will be successful in England.
Swann also feels that England is currently in a transition phase and there is a big gap in its spin department.
Talking about India skipper Virat Kohli's county stint with Surrey, Swann said: "It's good Virat's been given a chance to go play for Surrey. He'll enjoy Surrey trust me. The wickets at the Oval are unbelievable to bat on. He will have a good tour.”