Photos: Fiorentina star Micah Richards facing off against Tottenham down the years

Micah Richards

The England capped defender is on loan at the Serie A outfit.

This evening sees Tottenham Hotspur go head-to-head with Italian outfit Fiorentina in the UEFA Europa League and in that tie they will face off against several memorable faces.

Stefan Savic is formerly of Manchester City, Borja Valero of West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool flop Alberto Aquillani will all face off against Spurs at White Hart Lane.

They will also face off against Manchester City right-back Micah Richards. The former England international has been suffering with injury problems over the last couple of seasons. In the summer he made his way to Fiorentina for a season long loan deal in order to gain some regular first-team football, after not playing in the Premier League since November 2013.

Prior to his injury problems and the large influx of new talent arriving at City Richards was looking like becoming a future Premier League and England star.

Indeed, over the years he has faced off with Tottenham Hotspur before.

Here are some of the best pictures from down the years of Richards battling with the likes of Gareth Bale, Dimitar Berbatov and Aaron Lennon as he hopes to meet the current crop in North London this evening.

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