Team News: City’s Round 23 squad

The team is in for Friday night’s clash with Adelaide. See who’s in and who’s out of this week’s side.

After another split round, Melbourne City has had the chance to recover and recoup for an assault towards the Finals Series with an important contest against the Reds.

City will see the return of Bart Schenkeveld to the defensive line with the Dutchman returning from his one week suspension. His exclusion from the Derby left a big hole for Warren Joyce’s side and he’ll be looking to return to his stellar form this season.

The week off has allowed Daniel Arzani to recover from an ankle knock that saw him substituted off during the Melbourne Derby however Osama Malik remains on the sidelines with Warren Joyce admitting it could be multiple weeks before the defensive player returns to the side.

Melbourne City take on Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium on Friday night, kick-off 7.50pm. See the match on FOX Sports 501.

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Dean Bouzanis, 2.Manny Muscat, 3. Scott Jamieson, 4. Harrison Delbridge, 5.Bart Schenkeveld, 7. Nick Fitzgerald, 8.Oliver Bozanic, 10.Dario Vidosic, 11. Bruce Kamau, 13. Stefan Mauk, 14.Daniel Arzani, 15.Denis Genreau, 18. Eugene Galekovic, 22. Michael Jakobsen, 23.Bruno Fornaroli, 26. Luke Brattan, 27. Marcin Budzinski, 37.Nathaniel Atkinson

Ins: 5.Bart Schenkeveld (returns from suspension), 15.Denis Genreau (promoted)

Outs: nil

Unavailable: 6.Osama Malik (quad), 19.Christian Cavallo (quad)