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Pablo Hernandez and Jonathan de Guzman are set to return from injury for Swansea's FA Cup fourth-round clash at Birmingham.
Hernandez has been sidelined for over three weeks with a hamstring injury, while De Guzman has been hindered by a calf problem, but both are in contention to face the Blues.
But Nathan Dyer, Michel Vorm, Michu, Jose Canas and Garry Monk all remain on the absentee list.
Swansea squad: Amat, Taylor, Flores, Williams, Britton, Shelvey, Bony, Hernandez, Cornell, Lamah, Routledge, Tiendalli, De Guzman, Rangel, Pozuelo, Tremmel, Vazquez, Richards, Zabret.
Birmingham boss Lee Clark has added to his attacking options with the signing of Hull striker Aaron McLean on an emergency loan until January 1.
The 30-year-old played 21 times as the Tigers won promotion to the Premier League but has found games hard to come by this term, making just one league appearance.
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Birmingham have signed Manchester United's Jesse Lingard on a one-month loan deal.
The attacking midfielder, 20, arrives at St Andrew's to bolster a Blues squad which has struggled so far this season, winning just one and losing five of their opening seven Sky Bet Championship matches.
Striker Marlon King has left Birmingham by mutual consent, the club have announced.
The former Coventry man has been allowed to leave, as the Championship try to reduce their wage budget.