Muamba facing fitness battle

Muamba facing fitness battle

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba faces a race to be fit for the Premier League match against Manchester City on Sunday at the Reebok Stadium.

Muamba is doubtful after suffering a hamstring injury in the defeat by Blackpool last weekend.

Mark Davies, Stuart Holden, Sam Ricketts and Sean Davis are all long-term absentees.

Provisional squad: Jaaskelainen, Knight, Cahill, Wheater, Robinson, Steinsson, Cohen, Muamba, Taylor, Lee, K Davies, Elmander, Bogdan, Moreno, Petrov, Blake, Klasnic, Sturridge, Gardner.

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