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Milner: Ruled out after clash of heads

Milner: Ruled out after clash of heads

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Bryan Ruiz is set for a return to the Fulham squad.

The 26-year-old deadline day signing was ineligible for the midweek Europa League clash with FC Twente, whom he played for in the Champions League play-offs earlier in the season.

Aaron Hughes also missed the Group K tie with a knee injury and is a doubt, while Dickson Etuhu is struggling with a thigh injury.

Manchester City midfielder James Milner has been ruled out.

Milner missed the midweek Champions League game against Napoli after a clash of heads in last week's defeat of Wigan.

Midfielder Nigel de Jong (foot) remains 10 days to two weeks away from fitness while full-back Aleksandar Kolarov is not hindered by a broken nose.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Etheridge, Baird, Hangeland, Hughes, Kelly, Grygera, JA Riise, BH Riise, Duff, Sidwell, Dembele, Dempsey, Etuhu, Gecov, Murphy, Sa, Zamora, Johnson.

Manchester City (from): Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, Richards, Clichy, K Toure, Savic, Nasri, Barry, Y Toure, Silva, Johnson, Dzeko, Balotelli, Tevez, Aguero, Razak, Pantilimon.

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