Willy Caballero, James Milner, Fernandino and Stevan Jovetic are among the players who start for the Blues this evening, while Samir Nasri is on the bench following a spell on the sidelines through injury.
However, the big news is that Ryan Taylor goes straight into the XI after spending over two years out of action with a string of injury problems.
Man City: Caballero; Sagna, Demichelis, Mangala, Kolarov; Milner, Toure, Fernandinho, Silva; Jovetic, Dzeko
Subs: Hart, Boyata, Zabaleta, Nasri, Fernando, Navas, Aguero
Newcastle: Elliot; Janmaat, Coloccini, Dummett, Haidara; R Taylor, Abeid, Colback; Obertan, Armstrong, Aarons
Subs: Krul, Sissoko, Ameobi, Cabella, Gouffran, Riviere, Perez