Sports Mole looks at how Manchester City could line up for Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final with Swansea City as they continue their quadruple quest.
's quadruple quest turns to the Manchester City on Saturday when they take on Championship side FA Cup in the quarter-finals at the Liberty Stadium. Swansea City
Fresh from dismantling Schalke 04 with the
joint biggest-ever win in a single Champions League knockout game, 's side will be even greater favourites to inflict more damage on the Swans this weekend. Pep Guardiola
Doing so would seal an FA Cup semi-final spot to go with their EFL Cup, Premier League lead and European progress, bringing the 'impossible' dream of a quadruple one step closer for the English champions.
Sports Mole looks at how City could line up in South Wales. Out: (groin), Fernandinho (hamstring), Kevin De Bruyne (knee), Benjamin Mendy (Achilles) Claudio Bravo Doubtful: None > Click here to see Manchester City's latest injury and suspension news for this match
Guardiola is likely to take Saturday as an opportunity to rest a number of his key players, including the likes of
, Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling . Aymeric Laporte
Another player who is surely deserving of a rest is the tireless
, which could open the door for Bernardo Silva to start again following his goalscoring cameo off the bench in midweek. Phil Foden was the star of the show against Schalke with a goal and three assists, and he is the most likely of the front three to play again alongside Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus . Riyad Mahrez
There are certain areas of the field where Guardiola's options are limited by injury, though, and
could retain his place as he continues to cover for Fernandinho. Ilkay Gundogan was only deemed fit enough for the bench against Schalke but could return to the starting XI for this one alongside John Stones , who missed out altogether on Wednesday night. Vincent Kompany 's recent form may also earn him a rest despite Benjamin Mendy's ongoing absence, with Oleksandr Zinchenko the most likely to fill in at left-back. Fabian Delph
How Man City could line up against Schalke