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Richards eyes February return

Manchester City defender Micah Richards hopes to return to the football pitch by early February following knee surgery.

Last Updated: 13/12/12 at 14:04 Post Comment

Micah Richards: Hopes to return to action in February

Micah Richards: Hopes to return to action in February

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Richards tore the meniscus in his right knee in October but, following an extensive rehabilitation programme, hopes to be back amongst the City ranks in the new year.

The 24-year-old told the club's official site: "I am not putting a date on when I will be back because these things are never exact but I am hoping it will be in early February.

"There is still not too much I can do but I am now on one crutch instead of two so that is progress.

"Of course it is frustrating and there is nothing more I would like than to be out there playing but I am being well looked after, the injury is responding and the knee getting stronger every day."

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