Update given on long-serving Doncaster Rovers defender after extended absence
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He injured his back in that defeat at Meadow Lane and has missed the last eight matches across all competitions.
Speaking about the 30-year-old, McCann appeared to suggest Anderson had fallen down the pecking order when it comes to centre-backs.
"He's still a bit away," McCann told the Free Press. I brought in Jay McGrath, Richard Wood has come back and we've got Joseph Olowu. Owen Bailey can play centre-half too and we're trying to move Will Flint through into the first team because we think a lot of him.
"So Tom is probably a little bit down in the pecking order, hence probably why you haven't seen him in the last couple of games.
"But Tom is well aware of his situation. I've got a really good relationship with Tom and there's a lot of mutual respect towards each other. It's more selection really, than anything else. We're hoping to keep our centre-halves fit because it's been an issue for us all season in that area."
McCann's men return to action on Saturday with a home game against Tranmere Rovers.