Swansea City will be without influential midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung when they take on Newcastle United in the Premier League this weekend.
The South Korean is suffering from a hamstring injury picked up during the 1-1 draw with Southampton.
The 23 year-old, former Celtic player, has been ruled out for 10 days after a scan revealed the extent of the injury on Monday.
Swans boss Michael Laudrup can call on the services of Dutch midfielder Kemy Agustien to replace Ki. Although the recent form of Itay Shechter off the bench could mean a first start for the on-loan Israeli striker with top scorer Michu slotting back into an advanced midfield role.
Striker Danny Graham is also fit after a back injury ruled him out of the Southampton trip, while goal hero from that match, Nathan Dyer, is also pushing for a recall to the starting line up.
Defender Chico Flores is also hoping he's fit to face the Toon. The former Spanish under 21 international has been sidelined for two weeks due to a dead leg suffered in Swansea's 3-1 Capital One cup victory over Liverpool.
Club captain Gary Monk has replaced the injured Flores and has been widely praised for his performances partnering Ashley Williams in the heart of the Swans defence.
Flores told the clubs official website: