Marlon Harewood is almost ready to return after his hamstring injury but Holloway views the game against Manchester United on Tuesday as a more realistic target for the striker's comeback.
Heading back: But Marlon Harewood will not be risked against Sunderland
David Carney is still on international duty with Australia at the Asian Cup.
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