Ferdinand in line for Black Cats return

01 October 2010 11:00
Sunderland defender Anton Ferdinand could return to the squad for the Barclays Premier League clash with Manchester United. Ferdinand is back in training after a hamstring injury and could be ready to face his older brother Rio, if selected, at the Stadium of Light. John Mensah (also hamstring) was due to train on Friday, but the game is likely to come too soon for him, while Kieran Richardson will miss out with a similar problem. Manager Steve Bruce faces perhaps his most difficult decision with his goalkeepers as the fit-again Craig Gordon attempts to displace Belgian Simon Mignolet, while Fraizer Campbell and David Meyler (both knee) remain long-term absentees.

Source: PA

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