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Robinho set for Man City return

Manchester City's Robinho is fit and set to play against Hull on Saturday in his first game since suffering an ankle stress fracture stress fracture
n.
A fatigue fracture of bone caused by repeated application of a heavy load, such as the constant pounding on a surface by runners, gymnasts, and dancers.
 in August.

The Brazil forward, City's British record 32.5 million pound signing, was selected by his country for friendlies against England and Oman this month, without featuring in either match.

But City first team coach Eddie Niedzwiecki Eddie Niedzwiecki (born 3 May 1959) is a retired Welsh footballer of Polish origin who played as a goalkeeper for Wrexham and Chelsea. Latterly, he has been a coach at various clubs. His surname is usually pronounced "neds-veski".  believes that international call up may have helped Robinho, progress.

Niedzwiecki told the Manchester Evening News The Manchester Evening News is an English daily newspaper published each week day evening and on Saturdays. It is distributed in Manchester and surrounding areas. It sells around 115,000 copies per day[1]  on Wednesday: "Robi is looking really good. We are pleased, after all the speculation when he went with Brazil, he didn't play for them because he wasn't ready.

"He had good training and good treatment with them and has come back to us looking sharper by the day.

"Things are looking very promising for him in terms of the weekend and he should be up for selection."
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