Swansea v Sheffield Utd preview

Team news for Saturday's final Championship game of the season between Swansea City and Sheffield United (12:45pm) at the Liberty Stadium.

Last Updated: 06/05/11 at 13:12

Monk: Set to return v Sheffield United

Monk: Set to return v Sheffield United

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Swansea are set to welcome back Garry Monk to their ranks.

The skipper missed last weekend's 2-0 victory at Millwall, the club's first away win in six attempts, with a stomach bug he is expected to be okay this time around.

Fellow defender Albert Serran sustained a minor dead leg having come on as an 82nd-minute substitute at The Den and will be assessed.

Otherwise, manager Brendan Rodgers is expected to have a fully-fit squad at his disposal and will be reluctant to make too many changes as he looks to finish the regular season with momentum going into the play-offs.

Swans can also still close the two-point gap on third-placed Cardiff, who travel to Burnley, while defeat for City and victory for Reading at home to Derby would see the club slip to fifth and face the crucial second leg of their play-off away from the Liberty Stadium.

Winger Scott Sinclair could again start on the bench as Rodgers looks to protect him from burnout, while the Swans boss must also decide whether to reinstate Fabio Borini to his starting XI with the on-loan Chelsea forward also named among the substitutes last Saturday due to an ankle knock.

Sheffield United manager Micky Adams will include three more teenagers in his squad.

Adams, whose side were relegated following last week's derby draw with Barnsley, has already blooded 18-year-olds Harry Maguire, a central defender, and striker Jordan Slew in recent weeks and will now take a look at three members of the club's FA Youth Cup team, which takes on Manchester United in the final on May 17.

Goalkeeper George Long, a regular on the bench during the second half of the season, is hoping to make his first appearance, as are midfielder Matt Harriott and centre-half Terry Kennedy. All three are aged 18.

Ched Evans misses out due to ankle ligament damage, Daniel Bogdanovic (ankle) is not ready, fellow striker Darius Henderson is ruled out due to a hamstring problem and midfielder David McAllister (calf) is still sidelined.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Jamie Carragher accuses John Terry of 'tactical voting'

Jamie Carragher has accused Chelsea captain John Terry of "tactical voting" in regards to the PFA Player of the Year award.

Newcastle's John Carver admits need for positive result against Spurs

John Carver is looking for results rather than performances as he attempts to halt Newcastle United’s alarming dip in form.

Mikel Arteta close to agreeing new Arsenal deal

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta is confident it will take "five minutes" to finalise a contract extension.

Mail Box

Wenger's Titles Down To United Woes...

Well, it's certainly one theory. Man United fans are out in force - decrying Wenger and defending FFP. We have mails on Coquelin, Coutinho and Mediawatch...

Mailbox: The Pros And Cons Of FFP

The mailbox has gone a little bit serious as they debate the pros and cons of FFP. Does it create a closed shop or opportunity? Plus, POTY nominations and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company