Team news | Swansea City v Stoke City

27th October 2020
First team
Ryan Manning

Swansea City head coach Steve Cooper hands a debut to Ryan Manning as one of three changes for tonight’s meeting with Stoke City.

Manning joined the Swans from QPR on deadline day, and he slots in at left wing-back in place of Jake Bidwell.

Kyle Naughton and Yan Dhanda are also handed starting roles, taking the places of Ben Cabango and Korey Smith respectively.

You can download a copy of tonight's official teamsheet HERE.

Freddie Woodman starts in goal, with Naughton joining Marc Guehi and Ryan Bennett in a three-man defence.

Manning and Connor Roberts are the two wing-backs, with skipper Matt Grimes and Jay Fulton paired together in midfield.

Dhanda – making his first Championship start of the season – will take up an attacking midfield role, with Andre Ayew and Jamal Lowe operating ahead of him.

Swansea City: Freddie Woodman; Kyle Naughton, Ryan Bennett, Marc Guehi; Connor Roberts, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes (captain), Ryan Manning; Yan Dhanda; Andre Ayew, Jamal Lowe.

Substitutes: Steven Benda, Ben Cabango, Jake Bidwell, Korey Smith, Kasey Palmer, Liam Cullen, Viktor Gyokeres.

Stoke City: Adam Davies; James Chester, Harry Souttar, Morgan Fox; Tommy Smith, John Obi Mikel (captain), Tashan Oakley-Boothe, Josh Tymon, James McClean; Jacob Brown, Sam Vokes.

Substitutes: Amgus Gunn, Danny Batth, Lee Gregory, Steven Fletcher, Jordan Cousins, Nick Powell, Tyrese Campbell.

Referee: Andre Marriner