Team news | Swansea City v Derby County

1st May
First team
Morgan Whittaker

Swansea City head coach Steve Cooper has made five changes for this afternoon’s clash with Derby County.

Morgan Whittaker is among those recalled to the starting line-up against his former club, with Yan Dhanda, Korey Smith, Ryan Bennett and Connor Roberts also named in the XI.

Wayne Routledge, Conor Hourihane, Jay Fulton, Marc Guehi and Kyle Naughton are the quintet to make way, while Andre Ayew is not included in the matchday squad as he recovers from a hamstring strain.

You can download today's official team sheet HERE.

Freddie Woodman continues in goal, with Bennett and Roberts lining up with Ben Cabango and Jake Bidwell in the Swansea back four.

Smith links up with skipper Matt Grimes, with Dhanda completing the midfield triumvirate.

Whittaker joins Liam Cullen and in-form Jamal Lowe in the Swans attack.

Swansea City: Freddie Woodman; Connor Roberts, Ryan Bennett, Ben Cabango, Jake Bidwell; Korey Smith, Yan Dhanda, Matt Grimes (captain); Morgan Whittaker, Liam Cullen, Jamal Lowe.

Substitutes: Ben Hamer, Ryan Manning, Jay Fulton, Conor Hourihane, Wayne Routledge, Joel Latibeaudiere, Kyle Naughton, Ollie Cooper, Brandon Cooper.

Derby County: Kelle Roos, Craig Forsyth, Graeme Shinnie (captain), George Edmundson, Kamil Jozwiak, Martyn Waghorn, Tom Lawrence, Nathan Byrne, Colin Kazim-Richards, Matt Clarke, Jason Knight.

Substitutes: David Marshall, Max Bird, Louie Sibley, Eiran Cashin, Patrick Roberts, Lee Buchanan, Festy Ebosele, Kornell McDonald, Louie Watson.