City trio available for United tussle

Wayne Bridge and Stephen Ireland are set to give Roberto Mancini a boost by returning for Manchester City in Saturday's derby with United.

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Bridge has been missing for a month after suffering a hernia problem, while Ireland has been absent for three matches with an ankle injury.

Veteran full-back Sylvinho is less likely to be involved as he struggles for fitness after a calf strain, but Pablo Zabaleta returns from suspension.

Kick-off 12.45pm.

City (from): Given, Nielsen, Onuoha, Kay, Boyata, Kompany, Toure, Bridge, Garrido, Sylvinho, Adam Johnson, Cunningham, Zabaleta, De Jong, Barry, Bellamy, Wright-Phillips, Tevez, Santa Cruz, Adebayor, Ibrahim, Nimely.

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