Injury headaches for Laudrup

Injuries and suspension will force Swansea manager Michael Laudrup into a defensive reshuffle at Aston Villa.

Injuries and suspension will force Swansea manager Michael Laudrup into a defensive reshuffle at Aston Villa.

Neil Taylor is out for the season after breaking his ankle against Sunderland, while Chico Flores starts a three-match ban after his red card in that game. Kyle Bartley (ruptured quad) and Garry Monk (back) are also out.

Ben Davies and Alan Tate are set to come into the back four with new arrival Dwight Tiendalli on the bench.

Ki Sung-yueng and record signing Pablo Hernandez are also set to be named among the substitutes.

Provisional squad: Vorm, Tate, Williams, Britton, Michu, Graham, Hernandez, Dyer, Routledge, Shechter, Moore, De Guzman, Rangel, Ki, Tremmel, Agustien, Gower, Richards, Davies, Tiendalli.

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