Right-back Pablo Zabaleta is fit after overcoming the foot injury that forced him off in last week's Barclays Premier League win over Fulham.
Midfielder Yaya Toure and defender Kolo Toure are at the African Nations Cup with Ivory Coast while right-backs Micah Richards and Maicon (both knee) remain out.
- Sports & Recreation
- Barclays Premier League
- Pablo Zabaleta
- Kolo Toure