Adebayor and Toure hand Man City double boost ahead of crunch derby

26 January 2010 04:11

Manchester City duo Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure are ready to hand Roberto Mancini a massive boost by being involved Manchester United tomorrow.

Adebayor returned to training yesterday and declared himself available despitehis horrific experience at the African Nations Cup in Angola with Togo, whopulled out of the competition following the shooting which left three of theirparty dead.

Toure's disappointment was purely on the football side, with the Ivory Coastonce again failing to live up to their pre-tournament billing, crashing out atthe quarter-final stage to England's World Cup opponents Algeria. 

Boost: Toure and Adebayor (right)

'I spoke with Emmanuel yesterday,' confirmed Mancini.

'He is training withus now and I think he will be ready to be on the bench.

'We won't see Kolo until tomorrow and I need to see how he has recoveredbefore I decide whether he is also on the bench or whether he plays.

'I am sad for him that the Ivory Coast got knocked out - but I am happy for us.'

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Source: Daily_Mail