Five changes for Swans

20th October 2018
First team

The Swans make five changes to the starting XI for this afternoon's Championship clash at Aston Villa (3pm).

Graham Potter hands a Swans league debut to Wales Under-21s defender Cian Harries.
The 21-year-old, who joined the club from Coventry City in July 2017, makes his maiden Championship appearance after making his Swans debut in the Carabao Cup defeat to Crystal Palace in August.
The other changes see captain Leroy Fer start for the first time since the win at Millwall on September 1, while Jay Fulton partners him in midfield.
Martin Olsson makes his first start since the goalless draw at Middlesbrough last month, while Barrie McKay is also recalled.

Aston Villa: Orjan Nyland, Alan Hutton, Axel Tuanzebe, James Chester (capt), Neil Taylor, Ahmed Elmohamady, Birkir Bjarnason, John McGinn, Jack Grealish, Albert Adomah, Tammy Abraham.

Subs: Mark Bunn, Mile Jedinak, Glenn Whelan, Yannick Bolasie, Connor Hourihane, Jonathan Kodjia, Scott Hogan.

Swans: Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Connor Roberts, Joe Rodon, Mike van der Hoorn, Cian Harries, Martin Olsson, Jay Fulton, Leroy Fer (capt), Barrie McKay, Bersant Celina, Oli McBurnie.
Subs: Erwin Mulder, Kyle Naughton, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Matt Grimes, Tom Carroll, George Byers, Daniel James.