Richards sets return target

  • Last Updated: December 13 2012, 13:03 GMT

Manchester City defender Micah Richards hopes to return to playing by early February after knee surgery in October.

Micah Richards: Hoping to return by February
Micah Richards: Hoping to return by February

Micah Richards

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The 24-year-old tore the meniscus in his right knee but is gradually making progress in his rehabilitation.

"I am not putting a date on when I will be back because these things are never exact but I am hoping it will be in early February," he told

"There is still not too much I can do but I am now on one crutch instead of two so that is progress.

"Of course it is frustrating and there is nothing more I would like than to be out there playing but I am being well looked after, the injury is responding and the knee getting stronger every day.

"I am busy try to build the muscle up and I am doing some weights."

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