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EARLY TEAM NEWS: WIGAN ATHLETIC V SOUTHAMPTON

16 March 2018

The latest team news ahead of Latics' Emirates FA Cup quarter final against Southampton.

  • Fitness and injury news ahead of Wigan Athletic v Southampton.
  • Early team news ahead of the Emirates FA Cup quarter final.
  • Latics without Devante Cole, James Vaughan and Donervon Daniels.

WIGAN ATHLETIC

Devante Cole, James Vaughan and Donervon Daniels will all miss out on Latics' Emirates FA Cup quarter final with Southampton at the DW Stadium on Sunday, with the trio cup-tied due to their involvement earlier in the competition for Fleetwood Town, Sunderland and Rochdale respectively.

Nick Powell picked up an injury during Latics' 1-0 victory over Bradford City on Wednesday and will miss Sunday's game, as confirmed by Paul Cook in his pre-match press conference on Friday morning.

Cook also confirmed that his leading FA Cup goal scorer Will Grigg will return to the starting XI having appeared from the bench at Bradford on Wednesday.

Last XI v Bradford City: Walton, Elder, Dunkley, Burn, Byrne, Morsy, Power, Jacobs, Powell, Vaughan, Massey

Last XI in the FA Cup v Manchester City: Walton, Elder, Dunkley, Burn, Byrne, Perkins, Power, Roberts, Powell, Grigg, Massey

SOUTHAMPTON FC

Mark Hughes could be without three players from his first ever team selection as Southampton boss, with Charlie Austin, Maya Yoshida and Steven Davis all missing Saints 3-0 defeat at Newcastle United last weekend.

Austin has been suffering with a hamstring injury, but is said to be making positive progress, whilst Japanese international Yoshida has been missing with a knee injury and Davis continues treatment for a hamstring complaint.

Last XI v Newcastle United: McCarthy, Cedric, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Tadic, Ward-Prowse, Lemina, Redmond, Hojbjerg, Carrillo

Last XI in the FA Cup v West Bromwich Albion: McCarthy, Cedric, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Tadic, Ward-Prowse, Lemina, Redmond, Hojbjerg, Carrillo

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