Donegal Manager Jim McGuinness says he is looking for a big performance from his team this Saturday evening when they take on Derry in the Ulster Senior Football Championship.
McGuinness has yet to formally name his side ahead of the clash at MacCumhaill Park but it is understood that Karl Lacey is on stand-by to captain the side in the absence of the injured Michael Murphy.
It is hoped Murphy will still be able to play some part in the game while concern remains over the fitness of Rory Kavanagh.
Donegal go into the game as reigning Ulster Champions - but speaking to our GAA correspondent Tom Commack, Jim McGuinness said that will bring no further pressure on his team - he added that preparations have been going well:
The game throws in at at MacCumhaill Park at 5pm this Saturday and will be broadcast live on Highland Radio.