Hart's error cost City against Chelsea last weekend, and after Costel Pantilimon performed well against Newcastle United in the Capital One Cup, the England international could see himself dropped to the substitutes' bench.
A trip to the Etihad Stadium couldn't have come at a worse time for Norwich City, who have conceded 11 goals in their last four games.
Hughton will definitely be without Robert Snodgrass, who suffered a head injury at Old Trafford.
Manchester City: WWWLW
Norwich City: WLLDL
Possible starting lineups
Manchester City: Pantilimon; Zabaleta, Clichy, Demichelis, Nastasic; Fernandinho, Nasri, Jesus Navas, Silva, Yaya Toure; Aguero
Norwich City: Ruddy; Martin, Olsson, Turner, Bassong; Tettey, Redmond, Howson, Fer, Pilkington; Hooper
Sports Mole says: 4-0