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Exeter v Mansfield preview

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Exeter City and Mansfield Town at St James' Park.

Exeter will include Matt Grimes and Christy Pym in their squad to face Mansfield, despite their England exploits this week.

The pair joined up with the Three Lions' Under-20 squad for the first time and are expected to be involved against Romania in a friendly on Friday night before returning to Devon before kick-off.

The duo are set to walk straight back into Paul Tisdale's starting line-up and they could be joined by up to four injury victims.

Defenders Danny Butterfield, Jordan Moore-Taylor and Christian Ribeiro as well as striker Tom Nichols are all hopeful of being passed fit and will be assessed ahead of the match while Alex Nicholls, who arrived from Northampton on loan on Monday, is expected to be involved.

Rakish Bingham is set to make his Mansfield debut after signing on deadline day.

The arrival of Bingham, whose potential was described as "frightening" by manager Paul Cox, hands the Stags a boost with Liam Hearn out injured until Christmas.

John Dempster is closing in on his return from a groin strain but the game at St James' Park could come too soon, while fellow centre-back Luke Jones is also nearing his comeback from an ankle problem.

Cox could shuffle his pack in a bid to end a run of three straight defeats.