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Posted on 26 February 2009  - 12:00

Jamie O'Hara is back in the frame for tonight's UEFA Cup last 32, second leg tie against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Lane.

Team news

Jamie O'Hara is back in the frame for tonight's UEFA Cup last 32, second leg tie against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Lane.

The midfielder has been sidelined for over a month after picking up a hip/groin problem in the Carling Cup semi-final, second leg at Burnley.

Harry Redknapp is pleased to see him back. "He was doing great for me until he got injured and I would like him to come through and be available for at least part of the game on Sunday.

"He deserves that much because he has been terrific and he played a big part in helping us get to Wembley."

We have to turn over a 2-0 deficit from the first leg in Ukraine without Vedran Corluka, Roman Pavlyuchenko, Robbie Keane, Ricardo Rocha, Adel Taarabt and Ben Alnwick, who are all ineligible.

Jermain Defoe is also ineligible but remains sidelined alongside Alan Hutton.