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Posted on 4 February 2011  - 12:00

Steven Pienaar and Michael Dawson come back into the frame for Saturday's match against Bolton at the Lane.

Team news

Steven Pienaar and Michael Dawson come back into the frame for Saturday's match against Bolton at the Lane.

Midfielder Steven was a late withdrawal from Wednesday's trip to Blackburn after suffering concussion in training on Tuesday.

He could now be in line for his home debut. "Steven's fine and he'll be available tomorrow," reported Harry Redknapp on Friday morning.

Meanwhile, central defender 'Daws' is back in the squad having served a one-match suspension for his sending off at Fulham on Sunday.

Harry had good news on Gareth Bale as the wing wizard recovers from a back problem that has kept him out of our last three matches.

"Gareth is coming on okay," said Harry. "He's training today, running and he should be back for next weekend."

Harry still has to contend with a few injuries, including Luka Modric, who underwent surgery to remove his appendix earlier in the week.

"Luka shouldn't be too long, he should be back within two weeks, hopefully," added Harry.

Asked if he'll be fit to face AC Milan on February 15, Harry replied: "Yes, we'd like him to be available, but if he's not, we won't rush him into it. We have to make sure he's right."

Longer-term injured Tom Huddlestone (ankle), Younes Kaboul (knee) and Ledley King (groin) remain sidelined.