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Flores close to Swansea return

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup is hopeful Chico Flores will be available for Saturday's visit of Tottenham to the Liberty Stadium.

Last Updated: 28/03/13 at 15:49 Post Comment

Chico Flores: Swansea defender could return against Tottenham

Chico Flores: Swansea defender could return against Tottenham

The Spanish defender has been sidelined for seven weeks after rupturing ankle ligaments in the 4-1 home win over QPR on February 9, and missed the Capital One Cup final triumph as a result.

But Flores has now returned to training and Laudrup is upbeat on his chances of playing a part against Spurs on Saturday.

The Dane said: "Chico is looking good. He is still feeling something when he does some movements, but that is completely normal for this type of injury.

"He has a possibility of being in the line-up and we will just need to see how he is on Friday."

Being able to field Flores alongside Ashley Williams in the heart of the back four would be a big boost for Laudrup, even though Garry Monk has deputised ably in his absence.

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