Arsenal will be without England midfielder Jack Wilshere (fractured foot), while France defender Laurent Koscielny faces a fitness test on a hamstring problem with Thomas Vermaelen on standby to deputise. Everton goalie Joel Robles is set to continue his FA Cup run by replacing Tim Howard for the quarter-final but Phil Jagielka is unlikely to feature having missed last weekend's win over West Ham and England's midweek friendly with a hamstring problem.
Sheffield United quartet Harry Maguire, Jamie Murphy, John Brayford and Stephen McGinn are all doubtful for Sunday's FA Cup clash with Charlton, while Charlton are hopeful Michael Morrison, Jordan Cousins and Simon Church will be fit.
Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo are in line to lead the Hull attack while Liam Bridcutt returns to the Sunderland squad as they seek to book a last four spot.
Sergio Aguero is tipped to start with Edin Dzeko possibly alongside him, while City's reserve goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon will get a chance to shine after an impressive display for Romania against Argentina during the week. FA Cup holders Wigan are unlikely to have top scorer Nick Powell back in time when they face Manchester City in a rematch of last year's final.
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