Southampton Have Six Out For Trip To Swansea Including One New Covid Case
Friday, 7th Jan 2022 11:54
Saints travel to Swansea City for the 3rd round of the FA Cup, but the squad is still decimated through injuries and Covid, for Swansea trip it won't be such of a worry, but the big game is the visit of Brentford to St Mary's on Tuesday.
Saints will be missing latest Covid victim Kyle Walker Peters for the trip to Swansea and he will miss the game against Brentford as well because of that, but he would have been suspended anyway so that is not so much of an issue.
Also out through the ravages of Covid are Che Adams and sadly Thierry Small who would surely have made his debut against the Swans.
On the injury list are Tino Livramento with fluid on the knee and also Will Smallbone with a calf concern.
Mohammed Salisu is the 6th player out through suspension for his red card against Tottenham Hotspur.
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