Swans hopeful over Tom

4th October 2018
First team

Swansea City are keeping fingers crossed that Tom Carroll will be fit to feature against Ipswich Town this weekend.

Carroll came off early in the second half at Wigan on Tuesday amid concerns over a groin problem.

But it could be that the midfielder is available to face Ipswich at the Liberty on Saturday (3pm).

“We took Tom off at Wigan but it was more precautionary than anything,” Potter said.

“He was feeling a bit of tightness, but he has responded really well and we will see whether he is fit for Saturday.”

George Byers missed the Wigan game having picked up a knock in last weekend’s victory over Queens Park Rangers, but he is expected to be fit for the Ipswich clash.

And Joel Asoro is also set to be in contention having recovered from the ankle problem he picked up while playing for the under-23s last week.

Wilfried Bony, meantime, is edging closer to a comeback from his long-term knee problem.

“With the nature of Wilfried’s injury, I don’t want to put a timescale on it,” Potter added.

“But he is training hard with the physios and I don’t think he is too far from joining the group.”