AFC Bournemouth V Wigan at Vitality Stadium : Match Preview

05 January 2018
Howe set to change Cherries line-up

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe will bring in fresh faces for his side's FA Cup third-round clash against Wigan on Saturday.

Ryan Fraser will be available again after sitting out Bournemouth's draw at Brighton on New Year's Day with a hamstring issue.

Josh King (hamstring), Tyrone Mings (back), Jermain Defoe (ankle) and Junior Stanislas (hamstring) remain sidelined.

Wigan could have forward Ryan Colclough available again after five games out with a shoulder injury.

Defender Alex Bruce could miss the League One leaders' visit to the Vitality Stadium with a back problem.

Manager Paul Cook has no other new injuries to contend with.

Midfielder Shaun MacDonald (broken leg) and defender Craig Morgan (hip) are still out but are both back in full training and progressing well.