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28 December 2018

Fitness and injury news from both camps ahead of Latics' trip to Swansea City.

  • Sky Bet Championship Team News: Swansea City v Wigan Athletic.
  • Gavin Massey could make his 300th professional career appearance.
  • Callum McManaman impressed in Boxing Day's defeat at West Bromwich Albion.

Paul Cook welcomed back Gavin Massey and Chey Dunkley, who had a knee operation, to his starting XI at West Bromwich Albion on Boxing Day.

Nick Powell (hamstring), Michael Jacobs (hamstring) and Antonee Robinson (ankle) remain sidelined, but Jacobs is back in training, Powell is expected to be back in contention by the end of January, with 'Jedi' looking at a February return.

Striker James Vaughan was forced off during Latics' clash with Birmingham City and remains doubtful. 

Callum McManaman could make a second league start of the season after impressing from the bench at the Hawthorns whilst Massey would make his 300th professional appearance, should he feature again at the Liberty Stadium.

For Graham Potter's Swans, Wayne Routledge could return after missing their Boxing Day clash with Aston Villa with a tight calf.

Latics' last XI v West Brom: Walton, James, Kipre, Dunkley, Burn, Connolly, Morsy, Massey, Naismith, Windass, Garner

Swansea's last XI v Aston Villa: Mulder, Roberts, van der Hoorn, Carter-Vickers, Naughton, Fulton, Grimes, Fer, Celina, McBurnie, James

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