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Leon Britton set to return for Swansea ahead of FA Cup replay with Sheffield Wednesday

Leon Britton will rejoin the Swansea squad for the FA Cup fifth round replay at home to Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night.

Midfielder Leon Britton has not played since October. Credit: PA

Veteran midfielder Britton has suffered from groin and pelvis injuries in the last few months and not featured since October 21.

Andre Ayew and Andy King are both cup-tied as Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal plans to rotate his squad again with Premier League survival his main priority.

Swansea needed extra games to see off Wolves and Notts County in earlier rounds, and must now replay a fixture for a third time after their goalless stalemate with Wednesday at Hillsborough.

I look to the positives of these games, all our squad is involved and some players from the under-23s are playing also.

Everyone is ready to play and this is the sixth game in the competition in a short period so far. Players who have not had the opportunity in the first XI have had opportunities in the cup and are doing well.

– Carlos Carvalhal, Swansea Manager

Carvalhal suffered only his second defeat in 13 games as Swansea manager at Brighton on Saturday.

But he insisted that 4-1 loss would have no impact on Swansea's attempt to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1964.

We understand what happened at Brighton as we took risks to score, so this does not have a negative impact on the team. It is also a different competition and we are the underdogs. I say that not because we are not worse or better, but because this is not our main competition. We don't take risks with the players who play the next game, but after this we choose the best XI to try and win.

– Carlos Carvalhal, Swansea Manager