Team News: Costel Pantilimon returns for Manchester City

Costel Pantilimon of Manchester City celebrates during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Norwich City at Etihad Stadium on November 2, 2013
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Costel Pantilimon returns for Manchester City's visit of Swansea City this afternoon.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has decided to recall Costel Pantilimon in goal for today's visit of Swansea City.

The Romanian stopper has been selected in favour of Joe Hart, while Alvaro Negredo continues up top alongside Sergio Aguero.

Alvaro Vazquez replaces Wilfried Bony for the visiting Swans, after the £12m striker was injured in Thursday night's defeat to Valencia in the Europa League.

Man City: Pantilimon; Zabaleta, Lescott, Demichelis, Clichy; Fernandinho, Yaya Toure, Navas, Nasri; Negredo, Aguero

Swansea: Tremmel; Tiendalli, Chico Flores, Williams, Davies; Canas, de Guzman, Shelvey, Pozuelo, Hernandez; Vazquez.

You can catch live commentary of today's game here.

Neil Taylor of Wales in action during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
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