Swansea vs Newcastle United LIVE Score And Goal Updates As Magpies Boss Rafa Benitez Misses Match Through Illness
Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches is likely to create his port debut reception to Newcastle on Sunday.
Sanches, signed on a season-long loan from Bayern city, arrived in south Wales on Th once international duty, however fellow point in time day signing Wilfried Bony has to build up his fitness levels and he may well be among the substitutes.
Jordan Ayew has recovered from an abdomen problem that forced him to miss Ghana’s games during the international break. However, Kyle Bartley (knee ligaments), Nathan dyer (Achilles) and Ki Sung-Yeung (knee) stay out.
There had been suggestions he would visit south Wales removed from his players and training staff.
But Newcastle announced Benitez wouldn’t be present with No.2 Paco Moreno set to require a charge.
He is in regular contact with Benitez throughout the encounter as Newcastle look to secure their second win of the season.
“But the ins that we tend to get a superb and that I am happy with the dimensions of the squad.
“We brought the numbers down, and it’s far more manageable. I’d select this team currently – 100 per cent.”
The £45million departure of Sigurdsson to Everton and the loss of Llorente to Tottenham prompted several to predict that port are are heading for another relegation battle once last season’s struggles.
Swansea squad: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Mawson, Olsson, Clucas, Fer, Carroll, Sanches, Ayew, Abraham, Nordfeldt, Rangel, Van der Hoorn, Britton, Mesa, Fulton, Narsingh, Routledge, Bony.
Newcastle squad: Elliot, Woodman, Yedlin, Manquillo, Gamez, Lascelles, Clark, Lejeune, Hayden, Merino, Shelvey, Saivet, Ritchie, Atsu, Murphy, Aarons, Diame, Barlaser, Perez, Gayle, Joselu.