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Premier League

Tottenham midfielder Sandro may return for Manchester City match


Tottenham midfielder Sandro has a chance of recovering from a calf injury for Sunday's game against Manchester City, manager Andre Villas-Boas said.

Villas-Boas must decide whether to stick with Hugo Lloris or recall Brad Friedel in goal and Emmanuel Adebayor could make his first league start of the season at his former club.

Mousa Dembele (hip), Scott Parker (Achilles), Benoit Assou-Ekotto and Younes Kaboul (both knee) are unavailable.

Provisional squad: Friedel, Lloris, Cudicini, Gomes, Naughton, Walker, Caulker, Gallas, Dawson, Vertonghen, Livermore, Parrett, Huddlestone, Mason, Carroll, Sandro, Sigurdsson, Lennon, Townsend, Bale, Falque, Dempsey, Obika, Defoe, Adebayor.