Sports Mole looks at how Manchester City could line up in Sunday's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
will be looking to put a fifth straight Premier League victory on the board when they welcome Manchester City to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday night. Crystal Palace
Wins over Southampton, Newcastle United, Chelsea and Brighton & Hove Albion have moved
's side into third spot in Pep Guardiola the table, just four points behind leaders Manchester United.
The Citizens will now be eyeing their eighth straight success in all competitions, but Palace have picked up four points from their last two visits to the Etihad Stadium in the top flight.
Sports Mole looks at how City could line up this weekend.
Out: (thigh), Aymeric Laporte (muscle), Nathan Ake (coronavirus) Sergio Aguero Doubtful: (coronavirus), Eric Garcia (coronavirus), Cole Palmer (coronavirus) Scott Carson
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Guardiola revealed during Friday's press conference that Aymeric Laporte and Nathan Ake remain unavailable for selection through injury, while Sergio Aguero is still absent due to self-isolation rules.
Eric Garcia, Cole Palmer and Scott Carson have all been cleared to return, though, and the City manager is expected to make changes from the
win over Brighton last time out.
is in line to return at right-back, which could see Kyle Walker move across to the left, while Joao Cancelo and Raheem Sterling could both be handed starting roles. Gabriel Jesus
and Bernardo Silva are expected to drop to the bench, but Riyad Mahrez has been in excellent form in recent weeks and should retain his position on the left. Phil Foden
is an option for change in the middle of the park, but it seems likely that Fernandinho will again be joined by Kevin De Bruyne and Rodri in a midfield area. Ilkay Gundogan
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