Chaplin set for continued absence as Coventry host Bristol Rovers

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Coventry's Conor Chaplin is set to be absent for his side's Sky Bet League One clash against Bristol Rovers.

Coventry’s Conor Chaplin is set to be absent for his side’s Sky Bet League One clash against Bristol Rovers.

Chaplin has not featured since mid-February because of an ankle problem.

He is back in training, but the game on Sunday is likely to come too soon for the attacker.

Forward Max Biamou and midfielder Jodi Jones both continue their recovery from knee problems.

Chris Lines and Alex Rodman could return for Bristol Rovers.

Lines has been out of action since the beginning of last month, while Rodman has not featured since February.

But the duo were back in training on Friday, with managerGraham Coughlan to take a late decision on their fitness.

Defender Joe Partington is pushing for a starting place as he continues his recovery from knee and calf injuries.

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