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Brentford will check on Christian Norgaard ahead of today’s game. The midfielder dropped out of the second leg of their semi-final win over Bournemouth after sustaining an injury in the warm-up.

Left-back Rico Henry (hamstring) and midfielders Josh Dasilva and Shandon Baptiste are all out.

Swansea will be without forward Wayne Routledge. The veteran suffered a knee injury during the second leg of their semi-final win over Barnsley.

The 36-year-old may be sidelined until December. And, with his contract expiring at the end of the season, he could well have played his last game for the Swans.

“I’m not 16, 17, 18 anymore. I can’t play football forever, I’m very aware of that,” he said recently.

Routledge’s first game in senior football was in October 2001 when, aged 16, he came on for Crystal Palace against West Brom.

“I’m approaching the time where there are different aspects of your life that you have to consider,” Routledge said.

“My family are my priority. They take the number one seat.

“For me it’s figuring out what’s best to do with my family at present and going forward. When I figure that out, that’s when we’ll get to a decision [on my future] probably.”

Routledge was signed for Swansea by Brendan Rodgers from Newcastle in 2011.

“I came here and people would say I was a relative nomad, been here, there and everywhere,” Routledge said. 

“But the place has been great for me. I’m proud of the fact I’ve had that longevity here.”


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