Micah Richards is in a good position to play for Manchester City in Monday night's derby with Manchester United.

The right-back missed the weekend's win at Wolves with a tight hamstring but has been given the all-clear to join in full training and could be available for the huge Etihad Stadium clash early next week.

Manager Roberto Mancini now has a big decision to make for the potentially title-defining meeting as he must choose between the powerful Richards and Argentine full-back Pablo Zabaleta.

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