Mark Hughes will run the rule over several members of his first team before naming his side on Wednesday.
Marc Muniesa faces a late fitness test with a knee concern ahead of Stoke City's Wednesday match against Southampton.
Mark Hughes is sweating on the fitness of Marc Muniesa after the full-back picked up a knock in training.
The Stoke City defense remains an injury-riddled mess but Marc Muniesa could return this week to help stabilize the situation.
Marc Muniesa had to be removed at halftime during Stoke City's win over AFC Bournemouth last weekend with a hamstring injury, adding to a growing list of issues for the Potters defense.
Marc Muniesa's return to full match fitness seems to have dragged on forever and it looks like we'll have to wait one more week before we see him on the pitch for the Potters again.
Marc Muniesa had returned to training ahead of last weekend but he didn't even make the bench, this week he is likely to be included and might even be in contention to start.
Marc Muniesa has shaken off his hamstring complaint and trained fully ahead of Stoke City's Week 15 match with Manchester City at the Britannia.
Mark Hughes will be without defender Marc Muniesa this weekend after the 23-year-old limped off during Tuesday nights’ League Cup penalty shoot-out win over Chelsea.
Marc Muniesa has signed a contract extension with Stoke City that will see him play the next four season for the club.
Marc Muniesa has been declared fit enough to return to the Match Day squad for Week 31.
Stoke City are facing a defensive crisis ahead of the trip to Villa Park in GW26 following the injury to Marc Muniesa during Saturdays’ fifth round FA Cup defeat at Blackburn Rovers.
Marc Muniesa played a significant part in consecutive Stoke City clean sheets to close out 2014 and his prospects are looking strong after a good first half of the season.
Marc Muniesa injured his hamstring in the Potters' Week 15 victory over Arsenal and is unlikely to be ready to return to the starting line-up for Week 16 against Crystal Palace.