The new Swans manager has laid down the law at the Liberty Stadium to his inherited squad, following the dismissal of Francesco Guidolin.
Southampton currently sit in 10th position in the Premier League table.
Everton could return to the top four with a win at Manchester City, providing other results go their way.
Havard Nordtveit joined West Ham United in the summer transfer window.
Leeds United hope to maintain their excellent form at the iPro Stadium this weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could play against Arsenal, while Mousa Dembele looks set to miss the game against West Bromwich Albion.
Steve McClaren has returned to Derby County as the first-team manager.
Aston Villa kick off the Steve Bruce era with a visit of Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Birmingham manager Rowett has stated that he wants the club to become a football factory for great young talent.
Steven Thompson has hailed Celtic youngster Kieran Tierney.
Pep Guardiola was running out of superlatives for his players at the full-time whistle after Manchester City recorded their biggest away win in the Champions League.
Mauricio Pochettino is set to go with Michel Vorm while he waits for his skipper to return from a hamstring injury that will rule him out for four weeks.
Pontus Jansson is being tipped to arrive at Elland Road by Italian reports.