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Injury report: Update on Agbonlahor, Grealish and Sanchez
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18th Jan 2016
Injury report: Update on Agbonlahor, Grealish and Sanchez


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RĂ©mi Garde says Jack Grealish and Carlos Sanchez are in contention to play against Wycombe on Tuesday - and he will do a late check on Gabby Agbonlahor too.

Grealish, Sanchez and Agbonlahor all returned to training on the eve of the Leicester game but none were included in the matchday squad against the Foxes.

Grealish missed the Wycombe and Palace games with tonsillitis.

Sanchez was absent against Sunderland, Wycombe and Palace with a hamstring problem.

Agbonlahor has been out for longer, struggling with a back problem.

That has now cleared up and Garde will assess the fitness of the long-serving striker before making a selection decision for the FA Cup third round replay match.

Asked whether Agbonlahor would be fit to face Wycombe, the boss said: "I will see with Gabby.

"I will see what I see on the training session.

"Yes Carlos is a maybe - and Jack is back training.

"Now it's about competition to be in the group."

Micah Richards missed out against Palace and Leicester - and the skipper could be among those considered by the manager for Tuesday.

Garde has opted for Jores Okore and Joleon Lescott in the heart of the defence for the last two matches.

But he still has big faith in the captain.

He added: "In my position, managers have to make choices. This is the one I have made for the last two games.

"But this doesn't mean I don't rely on Micah."

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