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Swansea City forward Marvin Emnes is set to give Swans boss Garry Monk a boost by returning to fitness in time for Saturdays Premier League clash with Southampton at the Liberty.
Emnes completed his first full 90 minutes for the U21 side in their 2-1 defeat to Cardiff City on Monday night.
The Dutchman, who signed a permanent deal at the Liberty in the summer, has not featured for the first team after injuring his knee in pre-season.
The former Middlesbrough star was an unused substitute during Swansea's 4-2 defeat at Chelsea on the weekend, but hopes to force his way into contention for the visit of Ronald Koeman's Saints.
Emnes told the clubs website:
It has been a long time. I was looking forward to playing games again and I now have that chance.
In pre-season I was playing well and having good training sessions, and I felt really sharp. To pick up an injury was very difficult but it's great to be back now.
When you get injured it is always disappointing, but the team is playing really well at the moment and I'm looking forward to getting back and helping my team-mates as soon as possible.
And it would be nice to be back against Southampton on Saturday
Swansea City defender Jordi Amat has been ruled out for six weeks after suffering a strained lateral ligament during Saturdays 4-2 defeat to Chelsea.
The Spaniard sustained the injury during the first half at Stamford Bridge and was replaced at half-time by Federico Fernandez.
The 22 year-old, who has started all four of Swansea's Premier League matches this season, underwent a scan on Sunday with a consultant confirming he will be ruled out until the end of October.
A new documentary film charting Swansea City's remarkable rise from the bottom of the Football League to the riches of the Premier League had its premiere in the city last night.
Jack to a King - the Swansea Story - features footage from fans, news and match archive, and a series of interviews with supporters, players and staff at the club.
Tom Sheldrick reports:
This report contains footage from Jack to a King - the Swansea Story (YJB Films).
It's full-time at Stamford Bridge and the Swans were defeated 4 - 2 by Chelsea. Another goal from the Swans came from Jonjo Shelvey in the second half.
At half time Swansea City and Chelsea are currently level. Chelsea captain John Terry scored an early own goal which was then equalised by Diego Costa.
Swansea boss Garry Monk will assess the fitness of Wilfried Bony ahead of this afternoon's top of the table match with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Bony was part of the Ivory Coast side which lost to Cameroon in an African Cup of Nations qualifying match on Wednesday and Monk will decide what effect travelling back to Wales has had on the striker.
Should Bony be rested, Bafetimbi Gomis is on stand by to replace him as Swansea chase a fourth successive Premier League victory.
Marvin Emnes could also join the squad for the first time after recovering from hamstring trouble, but Leon Britton has been ruled out for at least four more weeks with a knee injury.
New Swansea City striker Modou Barrow scored his first goal for Swansea City's Under 21 side just hours after completing his transfer deadline move from Swedish side Ostersunds FK.
The 21 year-old Gambian received international clearance in time to net his first goal for his new club during a 3-2 victory over Birmingham City.
Barrow had been in Swansea for some time before finally putting pen to paper on a performance related contract for an undisclosed fee.
Swansea City's development boss Chris Llewellyn told the club website:
"I'm pleased for him (Modou), It was touch and go whether he would play as we didn't receive the international clearance until late afternoon, but he did okay and scored his goal.