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Richards: Hamstring trouble

Richards: Hamstring trouble

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Micah Richards could come back into contention for City's battle with Italian giants Juve.

Richards sat out the victory over Chelsea with a hamstring injury but could at the City of Manchester Stadium.

Shaun Wright-Phillips is doubtful with a knee problem while Wayne Bridge and Aleksandar Kolarov remain absent.

Mario Balotelli is also missing, with Roberto Mancini saying he expects the striker to return to the squad at the end of next month.

City (from): Hart, Given, Richards, Zabaleta, Kompany, K Toure, Boyata, Cunningham, Lescott, Boateng, Silva, De Jong, Y Toure, Barry, Vieira, Milner, Johnson, Tevez, Adebayor, Jo, Santa Cruz.

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