Manchester United v MANCHESTER CITY: Mario Balotelli could return for derby

11 February 2011 02:24
Manchester City midfielder Nigel De Jong is doubtful for the derby against Manchester United because of an ankle injury.

However defender Micah Richards has recovered from a similar problem and comes into contention at Old Trafford.

Italian job? Balotelli (left) will aim to make his comeback against United

Striker Mario Balotelli could return after a four-week absence with a knee injury which followed his hat-trick against Aston Villa.

Provisional squad: Hart, Given, Zabaleta, Richards, Boateng, K Toure, Kompany, Boyata, Kolarov, Lescott, Wright-Phillips, De Jong, Vieira, Milner, Y Toure, Silva, Barry, Tevez, Dzeko, Balotelli, Jo, Guidetti.

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Source: Daily_Mail