Man City defender Richards hoping to be back for Man Utd clash

Manchester City defender Micah Richards hopes to be back for the derby against Manchester United on April 8.

Richards hasn't played since October after suffering a knee injury.

“In the last ten days I’ve been training outside again, doing two days of running and then a recovery day after that,” he told City's website.

“I had a big fitness session on Tuesday and I’m starting to feel really good again so when the lads are back from international duty, I should be taking part in partial sessions with them as I continue to close in on a return."

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